General Spanky DVD (1936)

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Orphaned shoeshine boy Spanky (Spanky McFarland) is working on a Mississippi riverboat during the Civil War. There he befriends young runaway slave Buckwheat (William "Buckwheat' Thomas). After wronging a vicious gambler (Irving Pichel). Spanky and Buckwheat are forced to jump ship. Finding solace at a nearby house, the two are picked by Marshall Valiant (Phillips Holmes) for an important mission. This inspires Spanky to organize the local kids to form a small army of their own. Delivered sealed in case with artwork as shown on our page.

Starring: Spank McFarland. William 'Buckwheat' Thomas. Irving Pitchel

Viewer Review: "Although he's given top billing and the title role, George 'Spanky' McFarland is rivaled throughout the film's first half by little Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas. Here were two of the finest young actors to ever appear in American movies. With all the experience of old, seasoned pros, these two gamin could steal scenes and hearts with equal bravado. A constant joy without a false note between them, they provide the essential reason for watching the film today."

Format: DVD

This DVD is encoded NTSC Region ALL (playable worldwide).

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