General Spanky (1936): Our Gang in Feature Length Picture

Hal Roach production, co-directed by Fred Newmeyer and Gordon Douglas, is set suring the Civil War.

George “Spanky” McFarland, Billie “Buckwheat” Thomas, and Carl “Alfalfa” Switzer recreate their familiar roles from the Our Gang shorts in a feature-length format.

The cast includes Louise Beavers, Phillips Holmes, and Ralph Morgan.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Sound Recording: 1

Elmer A. Raguse.

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner was Douglas Shearer for San Francisco.