Choo-Choo!

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Choo-Choo!
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Title card
Directed by Robert F. McGowan
Produced by Robert F. McGowan
Hal Roach
Written by Hal Roach
H. M. Walker
Starring George McFarland
Music by Leroy Shield
Cinematography Art Lloyd
Edited by Richard C. Currier
Distributed by MGM
Release dates
  • March 7, 1932 (1932-03-07)
Running time 20 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English

Choo-Choo! is a 1932 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan.[2] It was the 114th (26th talking episode) Our Gang short that was released. It is a remake of the 1923 Our Gang film A Pleasant Journey.

Plot[edit]

Exchanging clothes with a group of mischievous orphans, the kids end up on a train headed for Chicago. Pressed into service as the kids' supervisor, effeminate Travelers Aid attendant Mr. Henderson (Dell Henderson) suffers torment, especially when he tries to prevent three-year old Spanky from socking the nose of every adult in sight.

Things come to a head when the kids manage to get hold of some fireworks, at the same time accidentally releasing a menagerie of circus animals from the baggage car. At the end of the episode, Mr. Henderson is told he has the wrong children and must bring them back on a train to California.

Cast[edit]

The Gang[edit]

Additional cast[edit]

  • Wally Albright as Runaway orphan
  • Georgie Billings as George, one of the runaway orphans
  • Donald Haines as Leader of the runaway orphans
  • Eddie Baker as Officer
  • Harry Bernard as Pullman conductor
  • Estelle Etterre as Dorothy's mother
  • Otto Fries as Inebriated novelties salesman
  • Dell Henderson as Mr. Henderson
  • Lyle Tayo as Secretary
  • Budd Fine as Passenger
  • S. D. Wilcox as Pullman conductor
  • Patsy Britten as Orphan extra
  • Baldwin Cooke - Extra on train
  • Joe the Monk - Monkey on train
  • Oliver Hardy as Inebriated novelties salesman yelling as bear licks his face (voice)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ theluckycorner.com/
  2. ^ Maslin, Janet. "New York Times: Choo-Choo!". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 

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