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McGowan, Robert 1901-1955

Overview
Works: 181 works in 219 publications in 1 language and 2,689 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Short films  Drama  Children's films  Motion pictures  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Silent films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert McGowan
The Little Rascals( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Spanky and his rascally friends as they discover the strange wonder of a magic lamp, coax their well-to-do pal into a forbidden game of mud football, and put on a splashy musical number - dressed as girls!
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Rascals get lost in a haunted house; race down a precarious hill in their homemade fire engine; and try to survive an unexpected visit from the famous 'Wild Man of Borneo.'
The Little Rascals : Superstars of Our Gang( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, and the rest of the Little Rascals as they try to scare off their beloved teacher's suitor; go for an out-of-control cab ride; try strike an unusual deal with a toy store owner - until Petie the dog destroys his shop
The Little Rascals( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher's Pet: It's the first day of school and the gang isn't ready for readin', writin' or their new teacher Miss Crabtree. Jackie, Chubby and Farina decide to "welcome" her with gifts of sneezing powder, red ants and a mouse. School's out: Now it's the last day of school and Jackie's developed a big crush on Miss Crabtree. Worried that she'll "go and get married" Jackie's ready to do anything to keep her- like "scaring the pants off" a stranger who comes calling. Readin' and Writin': "Learn that poem learn that poem" is ringing in school-skipping Brisbane's head. Why is his conscience bothering him? Spooky Hooky: The gang is in for some mighty frights when they have to retrieve their "doctored" doctor notes from school in the middle of the night! Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat and Porky must brave thunder, lightning, wind, rain and each other to make the grade. Sprucin' up: The gang hates to clean- and it shows yet, they scrub themselves silly after meeting the new truant officer's daughter. Now supremely spruced, Spanky and Alfalfa attempt to impress with a battle of chin-ups. For Pete's sake: Bully-Boy Leonard has broken Marianne's doll and brother Wally has to find the money for a new one but how? He offers the bully a barter: Pete the Pup! The Kid From Borneo: "Yum-yum, eat 'em up!" is all Spanky's "Uncle George" can say. But it's not his real uncle, it's "Bumbo the Wild Man"! Soon Stymie, Spanky, Wheezer and even Pet the Pup are running for their lives. Dogs is Dogs: Well, well, well, Spud fell in the well, but it's poor Wheezer who's suffering. He's forced to live with a mean old stepmother; his dog Pete is in the pound. The Pooch: Oh no, Pete the Pup is in trouble- he's been caught by the dogcatcher. If Stymie doesn't come up with five bucks fast, he'll be put to sleep! But Stymie can't find food, much less a five. Dog heaven: Pete is despondent and wants to end it all because Joe has a new girlfriend
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy : the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 10 discs of feature films and short films released between 1929 and 1942. Contains high definition, digitally restored black-and-white versions of films. All films in black and white except The tree in a test tube
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly my kite: When Dirty Dan tries to take away Grandma's retirement fortune, it's the kids and Pete the Pup to the rescue. Honkey donkey: Spoiled rich kid Wally invites the gang and their pet mule to his mansion. Beginner's luck: Spanky's reciting Shakespeare in a talent show but he can't seem to get his lines out. Reunion in rhythm: The grammar school is putting on a musical with all your favorite songs and stars. Hook and ladder: No sooner does the gang start their own fire department than they've got their own fire. First round-up: The gang decides to go camping and they've brought along everything but their courage. Teacher's beau: The gang's teacher, Miss Jones, is leaving to get married just when they were starting to like her. Hearts are thumps: Spanky, Alfalfa and Buckwheat start the infamous "He-man Women-Haters' Club."
Who killed Doc Robbin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of kids involve themselves in a mysterious murder trail when an understanding old man and friend of theirs is the chief suspect. In search of clues they spend most of their time in a scientist's creepy mansion where they are faced with many hair-raising encounters
The Little Rascals( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprucin' up: Spanky and Alfalfa try to impress a new girl by cleaning up & staging a battle of chin-ups
Our gang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedic misadventures of a group of poor neighborhood children and the many conflicts they have with the rich kids and authoritative adults
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four comedies. 1st: Jackie and Speck have a sword fight and slash everything but each other. 2nd: The gang build their own fire engine to race against the new one owned by a rich kid. 3rd: Alfalfa substitutes for Darla at a radio talent contest. 4th: Spanky and Alfalfa try to get even with bullies for an incident, but end up in a girl's ballet class
The Little Rascals : the best of Pete the Pooch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the entire Rascals gang as the spotlight centers on our favorite four-legged mischief maker, Pete the Pooch. Now in color for the first time, watch as Petey moves from rags to riches, see Pavlov's bell theory get sorely tested, and watch the boys try to strike an unusual deal with the toy store owner, until Pete destroys his shop. Includes both color and the fully-restored black-and-white format
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Our Gang/Little Rascals comedies. Bouncing: Wheezer tries to get more attention by taking his love-hogging baby brother back where he came from--the hospital! Pups: A high society pet show goes to the dogs when the gang shows up. Dogs: Wheezer lives with a mean old stepmother, his dog is in the pound, and stepbrother Spud fell in the well. but Wheezer & Stymie get the last laugh. Glove: Spanky gets Alfalfa to fight Butch, but Porky & Buckwheat save Alfalfa
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four comedies. 1st: Jackie Cooper's locked out of his house, and the neighbors think he's a burglar. 2nd: The dogcatcher catches Pete the pup, and Stymie must raise $5 to save Pete. 3rd: When Cap's pension comes in, they won't have spoiled milk or lumpy mush again, but untill then things are bleak. 4th: Butch tells Alfalfa to stay out of the talent show or get a beating. Spanky and Alfalfa's plan leaves Butch black and blue, and Alfalfa a star
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of completely remastered, unedited Our Gang comedies featuring Spanky, Buckwheat, Alfalfa, Stymie, Darla and the rest of the Little Rascals. The 1st: Stymie suggests a cure for a rich kid's stiff neck: a ride in his mule-drawn "taxi," which soon goes out of control. The 2nd: The gang drives everyone crazy at a radio audition. The 3rd: Waldo plays football with the gang instead of practicing the violin. They help him clean up--and how! The 4th: Alfalfa pretends he has a broken shin bone so Butch won't beat him up, but Butch doesn't buy Alfalfa's fake leg
The little rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bully-boy Leonard has broken Marianne's doll and brother Wally trades Pete with Leonard for the money to buy a new one. But, before the doll deal is done, Wally and the gang figure out a sneaky way to save the day and their pet pooch. Next, Wheezer is forced to live with a mean old stepmother, his dog is in the pound-- and then there's his stepbrother Sherwood. In "the pooch," Pete has been caught by the dog catcher and if Stymie doesn't come up with five bucks fast, he'll be put to sleep. Stymie can't even find food, much less a five, but suddenly he gets "a gift from above." In the final work (a never-before-released silent, filmed entirely from Pete's point of view) Pete's master has deserted him and he's being blamed for a crime he didn't commit-- it's enough to make poor Pete want to end it all
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal Roach's "Our gang" comedies featured a group of poor neighborhood children and their adventures. This collection of ten films from 1930 to 1931 features Jackie Cooper, Stymie, Bonedust, Chubby, Wheezer and their other rascal friends. Pete the Pup makes several appearances in this collection
The Little Rascals in color( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of films featuring the Little Rascals (also known as Our Gang)
The Little Rascals( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome back to the Rascals as you knew them from your fondest memories in these rare and classic episodes form the early years of the gang. join Spanky, Stymie, buckwheat and the rest of those Little Rascals for five feature episodes that are both hilariousand heart-warming, along with a special bonus episode from the silent-era of 1926"--Container
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Little Rascals adventures
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noted for showing children behaving in a relatively natural way, while child actors are often groomed to imitate adult acting styles, steal scenes, or deliver 'cute' performances, Hal Roach and original director Robert F. McGowan worked to film the unaffected, raw nuances apparent in regular kids. Includes ten Hal Roach talking shorts spanning from 1929 -1930
 
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Alternative Names
Mack, Anthony 1901-1955

McGowan, Bob 1901-1955

McGowan, Robert A. 1901-1955

McGowan, Robert A. (Robert Anthony), 1901-1955

McGowan, Robert F. 1901-1955

Robert A. McGowan Amerikaans filmregisseur (1901-1955)

Robert A. McGowan político estadounidense

Robert A. McGowan réalisateur américain

Robert A. McGowan regista statunitense

Robert A. McGowan yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

Роберт А. МакГоун

ロバート・A・マクガワン

安東尼·A·梅克

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