The gang is putting on a show with Alfalfa billed as "King of the Crooners." But Alfalfa abandons the show saying his crooning days are over, and that opera is his true calling. But after ...
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When Darla shows up with a new beau, Alfalfa is bereft. Unable to compete with Waldo's wealth, he decides to compete with skill. Waldo has a miniature speedboat. Alfalfa and the gang build ... See full summary »
Eugene 'Porky' Lee,
George 'Spanky' McFarland
The gang is putting on a show with Alfalfa billed as "King of the Crooners." But Alfalfa abandons the show saying his crooning days are over, and that opera is his true calling. But after taking a nap and dreaming of a successful future in popular music, he changes his mind and joins the rest of the gang for the closing number.Written by
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The "ice cream sundaes" in Club Spanky were made using mashed potatoes and whipped cotton. See more »
After Alfalfa is pelted with produce, his face is clearly a mess from it, but when he is immediately sent out by his boss to collect money on street corners, his face is clean again. See more »
[to Alfalfa, Oliver-Hardy-style]
"Slave to his art"... umph!
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Unlike most other Hal Roach comedies released through MGM, this one features an unusual opening title: "Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents 'Our Gang Follies of 1938,' a Hal Roach Production," as opposed to the usual "Hal Roach Presents" title line. This short also features unique title cards, when the series had by this time converted over to standardized title cards. See more »
The classic "I'm The Barber of Seville" episode. As far as I am concerned this is the crowning achievement of the Rascals' career. The story is simple and funny, while the music is just plain entertaining. The director of the show Alfalfa goes to see and later in his dream throws him out into the street to sing is Henry Brandon. You may recognize Henry Brandon as "Barnaby" the heartless landlord in the classic Laurel and Hardy movie "The March of The Wooden Soldiers". This is just a great episode and seeing it in color was a pleasure ...
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