Fish Hooky (1933)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Adventure  |   Release Date - Jan 28, 1933 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Four of the "Our Gang" kids fabricate elaborate excuses to get out of school so they can go fishing. Unfortunately, the boys have picked the very day that their teacher is taking the whole class for a free excursion to the Seaside Amusement Park. The rest of the picture finds the would-be fishermen trying to sneak into the park without attracting the attention of the eagle-eyed truant officer. Originally released on January 28, 1933, Fish Hookey is a watershed "Our Gang" film: in addition to featuring the current crop of "Gang" members, the film also accommodates guest-star appearances by four former members from the silent era: Mary Kornman as the teacher, Mickey Daniels as the fun-loving truant officer, and Joe Cobb and Allen "Farina" Hoskins.



hooky, field-trip, teacher, truant-officer, friendship, student