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Our GangA Racial History of The Little Rascals$
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Julia Lee

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816698219

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.001.0001

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The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier

(p.166) 8. The Good Soldier
Our Gang

Julia Lee

University of Minnesota Press

“The Good Soldier” discusses MGM’s transformation of Our Gang into slick, stilted morality plays and its cancellation of the series in 1942. Describes how Our Gang joined the Office of War Information’s efforts to promote images of happy, multiracial democracy in the years before WWII. Ends with background on the Jim Crow army and Farina and Buckwheat’s service in the armed forces.

Keywords:   Our Gang, MGM, interracial friendship, Jim Crow army, Farina, Buckwheat, Allen Hoskins, Billie Thomas, television history, film history

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