Bear Facts (film)

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Bear Facts
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Title card from the film
Directed by Gordon Douglas
Produced by Hal Roach
Music by Leroy Shield
Marvin Hatley
Cinematography Art Lloyd
Edited by William H. Ziegler
Distributed by MGM
Release date
  • March 5, 1938 (1938-03-05)
Running time
11 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Bear Facts is a 1938 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Gordon Douglas.[1] It was the 163rd Our Gang short (164th episode, 74th talking short, and 75th talking episode) that was released.


In an effort to impress Darla (Darla Hood), Alfalfa (Carl Switzer) tells her that he's a famous bear trainer. Although he knows that Darla's father owns a circus, he doesn't know he owns a bear costume. It's time for everyone to uncover the "bear facts".


The Gang[edit]

Additional cast[edit]

  • Jack Pepper as Darla's father
  • Ed Brandenberg as Fifi
  • Jack Baxley as Expressman
  • Al Pilario as Expressman
  • Wilbur Pike as Bear
  • Cooper Smith as Bear


  1. ^ "New York Times: Bear Facts". NY Times. Retrieved September 21, 2008. 

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