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For Pete's Sake! (1934)

Passed | | Family, Comedy, Short | 14 April 1934 (USA)
Marianne's sick and Wally's trying to fix her doll when Leonard busts it to pieces. Wally sees a perfect replacement but it's in a store owned by Leonard's father. Pete the dog is reluctantly traded for the doll which is a big mistake.

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Gus Meins
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wally Albright ... Wally (as Our Gang)
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ... Stymie (as Our Gang)
Scotty Beckett ... Scotty (as Our Gang)
Tommy Bond ... Tommy (as Our Gang)
George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky (as Our Gang)
Pete the Pup Pete the Pup ... Pete (as Our Gang)
Carlena Beard Carlena Beard ... Carolina (as Our Gang)
Marianne Edwards ... Marianne (as Our Gang)
Leonard Kibrick ... Leonard (as Our Gang)
Philbrook Lyons Philbrook Lyons ... Our Gang Member (as Our Gang)
Jacqueline Taylor ... Jane (as Our Gang)
Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas ... Kid (as Our Gang)
Edmund Corthell Edmund Corthell ... Our Gang MMmber (as Our Gang)
Barbara Goodrich Barbara Goodrich ... Our Gang Member (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Holmes Fred Holmes ... Fred
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Storyline

Marianne's sick and Wally's trying to fix her doll when Leonard busts it to pieces. Wally sees a perfect replacement but it's in a store owned by Leonard's father. Pete the dog is reluctantly traded for the doll which is a big mistake.

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children | our gang | See All (2) »

Genres:

Family | Comedy | Short

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pelo Amor de Pete See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

[repeated line - after the older boys' schemes fail miserably]
Scotty Beckett: They'll never learn.
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Connections

Referenced in Crimewave (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

In My Canoe
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Music by Leroy Shield
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Pretty good....but poor old Pete!!
4 January 2012 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Marianne is sick and the gang want to make her feel better. When a jerky kid destroys her doll, they decide to work to earn money to get her another. A lazy boob pays the kids to do his chores--with expected results. Ultimately, they trade the shopkeeper their dog, Pete, for the doll--but the guy turns out to be a real jerk--and Pete gets his revenge--on both him and his bratty kid.

This is a decent Our Gang short. It's fun watching the kids make a mess of the guy's lawn as well as Pete destroying the other guy's store. I just couldn't get over the plot which had the kids trading their dog!! Poor Pete!! Still, it's fun and entertaining--and dull of lots of action.


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