Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Our GangA Racial History of The Little Rascals$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Julia Lee

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816698219

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MINNESOTA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.minnesota.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Minnesota Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MNSO for personal use.date: 17 September 2021

Movie-Made Children

Movie-Made Children

(p.138) 7. Movie-Made Children
Our Gang

Julia Lee

University of Minnesota Press

“Movie-Made Children” covers Stymie’s retirement and his succession by “Buckwheat” Thomas. Discusses pre-Code films, anxiety over movies’ influence on children’s morals, and the rise of Joseph Breen. Looks at how Buckwheat was a return to the pickaninny caricature, the decline of the short comedy, and Roach’s sale of Our Gang to MGM.

Keywords:   Stymie, Buckwheat, Billie Thomas, pre-Code, childhood studies, Joseph Breen, pickaninny, MGM

Minnesota Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.