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Doin' Their Bit

Froggy and Spanky

Production Notes

Length: One Reel
Producer: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director: Herbert Glazer
Photography: Jackson Rose
Editor: Leon Bourgeau
Titles:
Writer: Robert A. McGowan and Hal Law
Released: July 18, 1942
Studio: M-G-M

Main Cast

Supporting Cast

The Short

Plot: Froggy's Uncle Walt overhears the mayor of Greenpoint making a radio speech about the fine work of the USO entertaining troops overseas. He encourages the gang to put on a show for local soldiers stationed in town. The show features tap-dancing boys in uniform, Janet singing "I Love A Man In Uniform" and Spanky and Froggy doing a sketch call "A Day In Camp." It all ends with a patriotic finale called "The Allies On Parade."
Quotes:

  • None

Notes/Trivia:

  • Much like Ye Olde Minstrels, this short has virtually no plot and is basically a pale retread of past much better "show-within-a-show" shorts, such as Our Gang Follies Of 1938.
  • This was the last of three appearances of Walter Wills as Froggy's Uncle Walt.

Sequence


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