Choo-Choo! is a 1932 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. 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.
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.
- 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)
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:41:15 -0800
The Wrecking Crew Model Railroad Club and McWane Science Center present the 9th annual Magic of Model Trains exhibit starting November 21 with a preview event through January 11. Seven railroad layouts with 12 trains and more than 100 cars from ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:44:39 -0800
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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:18:45 -0800
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:48:45 -0800
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:11:21 -0800
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:36:54 -0800
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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:01:26 -0800
Ralph Wiggum is slow-witted, socially awkward, occasionally profound and an unrepentant nose-picker, and easily my favorite character on The Simpsons. He's also apparently delicious. Kylie Mangles of Freshly Squeez'd has created a cake that's both ...
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:45:00 -0800
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