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Mama's Little Pirate (1934)

Approved | | Family, Short, Comedy | 3 November 1934 (USA)
The gang goes after pirate treasure they believe is hidden in a cave.

Director:

Gus Meins
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Cast

Credited cast:
George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky (as Our Gang)
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ... Stymie (as Our Gang)
Scotty Beckett ... Scotty (as Our Gang)
Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas ... Buckwheat (as Our Gang)
Jerry Tucker ... Jerry (as Our Gang)
Marilyn Bourne Marilyn Bourne ... Blonde Girl in Gang (as Our Gang)
Gilbert Hullett Gilbert Hullett ... Little Boy in Gang (as Our Gang)
Paul Rodriguez Paul Rodriguez ... Baby in Gang (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Bletcher ... Giant (voice)
Mary Ann Breckell Mary Ann Breckell ... (unconfirmed)
Claudia Dell ... Spanky's Mother
R.E. 'Tex' Madsen R.E. 'Tex' Madsen ... Giant
Roger Moore ... Joe, Spanky's Father (as Joe Young)
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Storyline

The gang goes after pirate treasure they believe is hidden in a cave.

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Genres:

Family | Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1934 (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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Before his early death in 1968, Scotty Beckett worked as an ambulance driver and never spoke of his acting career. One day one of Beckett's patients recognized the former "Little Rascal" and persuaded him to name his favorite "Our Gang" film. It was "Mama's Little Pirate". See more »

Goofs

Spanky looks at the front page of his father's newspaper, whose masthead reads the "Bradley Times". But when Spanky folds the paper up, it is clearly the Los Angeles Times. See more »

Connections

Referenced in RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Teeter-Totter
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Music by Leroy Shield
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Who doesn't love the Gang?
30 November 2005 | by breezybrisbaneSee all my reviews

I am a crazed Rascals fan

Yes, I admit it. I'll snap up every Our Gang comedy like a ravenous monkey, especially the installments featuring the adorable child actor Scotty Beckett. This film, considered by some critics to be one of the best in the series, was also rumored to have provided some basic story lines for Steven Spielburg's "The Goonies". It features a very young Buckwheat in contrast to an "aging" Stymie.

The Little Rascals is an escape to yesterday for all of us. With it's simple childhood portrayal, in the midst of the depression, and Saturday morning memories, it is difficult to find people who are not interested in this remarkable series. If you have not seen any, what are you waiting for?


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