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Readin' and Writin' (1932)

Tired of going to school, Breezy comes up with a plan to get himself expelled.

Director:

Robert F. McGowan (as Robert McGowan)

Writer:

H.M. Walker (dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sherwood Bailey Sherwood Bailey ... Sherwood (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ... Stymie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Dorothy DeBorba ... Dorothy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins ... Wheezer (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Kendall McComas Kendall McComas ... Brisbane (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Carlena Beard Carlena Beard ... Marmalade (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Bernard Harry Bernard ... The Fruit Vendor
Patsy Britten Patsy Britten ... Patsy
Otto Fries Otto Fries ... The Blacksmith
Donald Haines ... Donald
June Marlowe ... Miss June Crabtree
Lyle Tayo Lyle Tayo ... Brisbane's Mother
May Wallace ... Wheezer's Mother
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Storyline

Tired of going to school, Breezy comes up with a plan to get himself expelled.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Family | Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1932 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was Kendall McComas's first appearance as Breezy Brisbane. See more »

Quotes

The blacksmith: I led my class in all my subjects. I really *wanted* to be president.
Breezy Brisbane: And all you turned out to be is a punk blacksmith!
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Connections

Featured in Our Gang: Inside the Clubhouse (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Hide And Go Seek
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
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A New School Year Begins With The Little Rascals
19 April 2000 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

It's the first day at school for young members of the Gang - and it will be Brisbane's last day there, if he can do anything about it. Wanting to begin the exciting life of a streetcar conductor, he has lots of tricks up his sleeve to get Miss Crabtree to expel him. There won't be much READIN' AND WRITIN' going on when she finds out what's in store for her...

Some good moments in this film, especially from young Stymie & Wheezer. Little Marmalade, played by Stymie's real kid sister Carlena, is cute. This was to be pretty June Marlowe's exit from the movie business. She had appeared as Miss Crabtree in 5 LITTLE RASCALS films.


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