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Hearts Are Thumps (1937)

The gang promises to keep away from girls on St. Valentine's Day, but Alfalfa can't resist Darla.

Director:

Gordon Douglas

Writer:

Jack Jevne (story department)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Darla Hood ... Darla (as Our Gang)
George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky (as Our Gang)
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ... Alfalfa (as Our Gang)
Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas ... Buckwheat (as Our Gang)
Eugene 'Porky' Lee ... Porky (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gloria Browne Gloria Browne ... Student (unconfirmed)
Shirley Coates Shirley Coates ... Henrietta
John 'Uh huh' Collum John 'Uh huh' Collum ... Student
Yoko Kawachichi Yoko Kawachichi ... Asian Student
Darwood Kaye Darwood Kaye ... Waldo
Sidney Kibrick Sidney Kibrick ... Woim
Rosina Lawrence ... Miss Lawrence - the Teacher
Yoshi Nistu Yoshi Nistu ... Asian Student
Beverly Lorraine Smith Beverly Lorraine Smith ... Student
Harold Switzer Harold Switzer ... Student
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The gang promises to keep away from girls on St. Valentine's Day, but Alfalfa can't resist Darla.

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Family | Comedy | Short

Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meidän sakki See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Dialogue samples from this short were used in the REO Speedwagon song "Tough Guys." See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

It Is To Laugh
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
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Valentine Day With The Little Rascals
20 May 2000 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

HEARTS ARE THUMPS on Valentine Day, so a disgusted Spanky, Alfalfa & Buckwheat form the He-Man Woman Hater's Club in protest. But that was before Darla turns her `come hither' look on Alfalfa.

A funny little film. Highlight: Alfalfa's soapy sandwich. He later warbles `Let Me Call You Sweetheart.'


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