Sep/2018

Hi Bryan Here…

Today’s Geek Deal is all about the Little Rascals.  You will get every single episode on DVD in one package.

You will get:

The Little Rascals: The Complete Collection spans the years of 1929-1938. This collections contains all 80 of the original Little Rascals theatrical talkies in their entirety; fully Remastered, Restored and Uncut. This amazing 8-disc set contains a collectible booklet, loads of nostalgic bonus footage, photos and much more! This preeminent collection is a must-have for fans, both old and new.

EXTRAS
Introductions and Commentary by Film Historians
3 Original Silent Shorts
Story of Hall Roach and Our Gang
The Rascals and Racial Issues
Catching up with the Rascals

This set is going for $28.49 for today only.  It is 68% off today. That is one hell of a deal.

These little shorts were so great.

Here is the episode rundown:

DISC 1 (Introduction by Richard Bann):

Small Talk (1929) (only 3-reeler running about 25 minutes)
***(2-reels running 15 to 21 minutes from here to 1936)***
Railroadin’ (1929) (CHUBBY joins the gang)
Boxing Gloves (1929) (with Jackie Cooper)
Lazy Days (1929)
Bouncing Babies (1929)
Moan and Groan Inc (1929) (with Edgar Kennedy & Max Davidson)
Shivering Shakespeare (1930) (with Jackie Cooper & Edgar Kennedy)
The First Seven Years (1930) (with Jackie Cooper & Edgar Kennedy)
When the Wind Blows (1930) (with Jackie Cooper & Edgar Kennedy)
Bear Shooters (1930) ****EDITED**** (with Charlie Hall)

DISC 2 (Introduction by Tom Hatten):
A Tough Winter (1930) (with Stepin’ Fetchit)
Pups is Pups (1930) (with Charlie Hall. 1st appearance of Dorothy “ECHO” DeBorba)
Teacher’s Pet (1930) – Commentary by Richard Bann (w/Jackie Cooper & MISS CRABTREE. 1st STYMIE appearance)
School’s Out (1930) (with Jackie Cooper & MISS CRABTREE)
Helping Grandma (1931) (with Jackie Cooper. 1st appearance of Shirley Jean Rickert)
Love Business (1931) (with Jackie Cooper & MISS CRABTREE)
Little Daddy (1931) (with MISS CRABTREE)
Bargain Day (1931) (last with Jackie Cooper using a stand-in for the last scene)
Fly My Kite (1931) – Commentary by Richard Bann
Big Ears (1931)

DISC 3 (Introduction by Dickie Moore):
Shiver My Timbers (1931) (with MISS CRABTREE)
Dog is Dogs (1931)
Readin’ and Writin’ (1932) (with MISS CRABTREE. 1st with BREEZY)
Free Eats (1932) (with Billy Gilbert. 1st film to feature SPANKY)
Spanky (1932) (with Billy Gilbert)
Choo Choo (1932) (1st appearance of Wally Albright)
Pooch (1932)
Hook and Ladder (1932) (w/ Dinah the Mule. 1st with Dickie Moore)
Free Wheeling (1932) (with Dinah The Mule)
Birthday Blues (1932)

DISC 4 (Introduction by Jerry Tucker):
A Lad an’ a Lamp (1932)
Fish Hooky (1933) (w/ grown up old Our Gangers Mickey, Mary, Joe & Farina)
Forgotten Babies (1933) (with Billy Gilbert. 1st appearance of Tommy Bond as a gang member and not BUTCH)
Kid from Borneo (1933)
Mush and Milk (1933)
Bedtime Worries (1933)
Wild Poses (1933) – Commentary by Richard Ward (Laurel & Hardy Cameo)
Hi, Neighbor (1934) (1st teaming Scotty Beckett with Spanky)
For Pete’s Sake (1934)
The First Round-Up (1934) (with Billy Bletcher)

DISC 5 (Introduction by Jerry Tucker):
Honkey Donkey (1934)
Mike Fright (1934) (with Charlie Hall)
Washee Ironee (1934) ****EDITED**** (with ‘Tiny’ Sanford)
Mama’s Little Pirate (1934) (1st time Billie is BUCKWHEAT)
Shrimps for a Day (1934)
Anniversary Trouble (1935) (with Hattie McDaniel & Johnny Arthur)
Beginner’s Luck (1935) (with Charlie Hall & THE CABIN KIDS. ALFALFA’s debut film)
Teacher’s Beau (1935) (with THE CABIN KIDS, Charlie Hall, Billy Bletcher)
Sprucin’ Up (1935)
Little Papa (1935) (SPANKY & ALFALFA become more of a team)

DISC 6 (Introduction by Richard Lewis Ward):
Little Sinner (1935) (1st appearance by PORKY)
The Lucky Corner (1936)
Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935) (DARLA HOOD’s 1st appearance)
Divot Diggers (1936) (with Billy Bletcher)
Pinch Singer (1936) (with Charlie Hall)
Second Childhood (1936)
Arbor Day (1936) (with Hattie McDaniel)
***(1-reel, about 9 to 11 minutes from here on unless noted.)***
Bored of Education (1936) (with Rosina Lawrence as MISS LAWRENCE) Acadamy Award Winner!
Two Too Young (1936) (with Rosina Lawrence as MISS LAWRENCE)
Pay as You Exit (1936) (Joe Cobb returns outside of the gang)
Spooky Hooky (1936) (with Rosina Lawrence as MISS JONES)
Reunion in Rhythm (1937) (with Rosina Lawrence as MISS JONES and old Our Gangers Mickey, Mary, Joe, & Stymie)
Glove Taps (1937) (1st to feature the “BUTCH” and “WALDO” characters)

DISC 7 (Introduction by Annie Ross):
Hearts are Thumps (1937) (with Rosina Lawrence as MISS JONES)(He-Man Woman haters Club)
Three Smart Boys (1937) (with Rosina Lawrence as MISS JONES)
Rushin’ Ballet (1937) (2nd to feature “BUTCH”)
Roamin’ Holiday (1937)
Night ‘n’ Gales (1937) (with Johnny Arthur)
Fishy Tales (1937) (3rd to feature “BUTCH”)
Framing Youth (1937) (4th to feature “BUTCH”)
The Pigskin Palooka (1937)
Mail and Female (1937) (featuring the He-Man Woman Haters Club)
Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937) (2-reel special, 18 minutes)
Canned Fishing (1938)
Bear Facts (1938)
Three Men in a Tub (1938)
Came the Brawn (1938) (Last appearance of “SPANKY” & “BUTCH”)
Feed ’em and Weep (1938) (w/ Johnny Arthur. Philip Hurlic replaces “Buckwheat” only in this film)
The Awful Tooth (1938)
Hide and Shriek (1938)

(Note: Spanky & Butch would return to the series after Hal Roach sold it to MGM.)

DISC 8 (Introduction by Jean Darling):
Three Silents:
Dog Heaven (1927) – Commentary by Richard Ward
Spook Spoofing (1928) – Commentary by Richard Ward
Barnum & Ringling, Inc. (1928)
The Story of Hal Roach and Our Gang
Rascals and Racial Issues
Catching Up With The Rascals – this feature contains
the following:
Catching Up with the Rascals: Dickie Moore
Catching Up with the Rascals: Jean Darling
Catching Up with the Rascals: Jerry Tucker
Catching Up with the Rascals: Annie Ross
Memories of Spanky (with Rick Sapphire)

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