9/20/17 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Our Gang /The Little Rascals- Mush n Milk “Don’t drink the milk… Why? Its spoiled!”

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Mush n Milk is one of the series’ classics. Set in a boarding home for children it is most remembered for the breakfast scenes line, “Don’t drink the milk… Why? Its spoiled”.

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11/18/15 O&A NYC Wildin Out Wednesday: Our Gang /The Little Rascals- Mush n Milk “Don’t drink the milk… Why? Its spoiled!”

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Mush n Milk is one of the series classics. Set in a boarding home for children it is most remembered for the breakfast scenes line, “Don’t drink the milk… Why? Its spoiled”.

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9/30/15 O&A NYC Wildin Out Wednesday: Little Rascals Hook and Ladder (1932)

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Hook and Ladder is a 1932 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 116th (28th talking episode) Our Gang short released. Answering the Fire Chief’s request for volunteers, the Our Gang kids form their own firefighting squadron, complete with uniforms, a fire pole, a dog-and-cat-powered alarm, and a jerry-built fire engine. After a few false alarms and delays, the kids get the opportunity to put out a real fire, which they do with the expertise of veteran smoke-eaters.  Continue reading

3/4/15 Wildin Out Wednesday: The Little Rascals (Readin and Writin)

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Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals or Hal Roach’s Rascals) is a series of comedy short films about a group of poor neighborhood children and their adventures. Created by comedy producer Hal Roach, the series is noted for showing children behaving in a relatively natural way.  In addition, Our Gang notably put boys, girls, whites and blacks together as equals. That had never been done before in cinema, and the series broke new ground.  Continue reading

9/22/14 O&A Hollywood Monday: Our Gang /The Little Rascals- Mush n Milk

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Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals or Hal Roach’s Rascals) began in 1922 as a series of silent short subjects produced by the Roach studio.  The series is about a group of poor neighborhood children and their adventures. Created by comedy producer Hal Roach, the series is noted for showing children behaving in a relatively natural way, as Roach and original director Robert F. McGowan worked to film the unaffected, raw nuances apparent in regular children rather than have them imitate adult acting styles. Continue reading