|Directed by||Gordon Douglas|
|Produced by||Jack Chertok for MGM|
|Written by||Hal Law
Robert A. McGowan
|Music by||David Snell|
Alladin's Lantern is a 1938 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Gordon Douglas. It was the 171st Our Gang short (172nd episode, 83rd talking short, 84th talking episode, and third MGM produced episode) that was released.
The gang members are putting on a musical show about Aladdin and his lamp. While Spanky, Alfalfa and Darla endeavor to stick to the script (such as it is), their efforts are undermined by smaller kids Buckwheat and Porky.
- Darla Hood as Darla
- Eugene Lee as Porky
- George McFarland as Spanky / Caliph
- Carl Switzer as Alfalfa / Aladdin
- Billie Thomas as Buckwheat
- Gary Jasgar as Gary
- Darwood Kaye as Waldo
- Leonard Landy as Deacon
- Joe "Corky" Geil as Tap dancing boy
- Billy Minderhout as Genie
- George the Monkey as Elmer
Dancers and audience extras
Aladdin's Lantern was the last episode directed by Gordon Douglas. It was also the first MGM entry produced with George McFarland as Spanky. He returned from loan to other studios. Gordon Douglas left the gang and MGM to return to Hal Roach Studios.
- "New York Times: Aladdin-s-Lantern". NY Times. Retrieved 8 October 2008.
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