WorldCat Identities

Switzer, Carl 1927-1959

Overview
Works: 76 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 1,489 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Our Gang films  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Carl Switzer Publications about Carl Switzer
Publications by  Carl Switzer Publications by Carl Switzer
posthumous Publications by Carl Switzer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Carl Switzer
 
Most widely held works by Carl Switzer
Pat and Mike by George Cukor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
The Little Rascals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 224 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 )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whether you know them as the Little Rascals or Our Gang, they're still the most entertaining bunch of kids to ever grace the silver screen. Here are your favorites-Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, Porky, and Darla, plus the earlier rascals
I love you again by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An upstanding, teetotaling man named Larry gets hit on the head causing him to revert to his old forgotten life as a swindler named George. Larry was in the middle of a divorce, but George thinks Larry's wife Kay is worth keeping
Our gang comedies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Our Gang comedies originally produced between 1939 and 1940
Follies of 1938 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another episode of the Little Rascals featuring Alfalfa, Darla, Mickey, Spanky, Buckwheat, and all the rest of the gang
Our Gang comedy festival ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four episodes of the Our gang television program
The Best of the Little Rascals ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A video full of hilarious antics of the Little Rascals. The members of the gang always find themselves facing dilemmas that everyone can relate to. It covers six of the comedy classics with favorite casts like "Spanky, Stymie, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, Wheezer, Farina, Porky, Chubby and Pete the Pup."
Our gang 3 features ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bear shooters: The gang heads out to track "big game" in the nearby woods, but the tables are soon turned, and the hunters become the hunted when a gorilla-suited bootlegger gives chase. Our gang follies of 1938: Alfalfa, "King of the Crooners," decides to give up on swing music to sing opera and walks out on the musical troupe he's performing in. The show's manager jokingly has Alfalfa sign a singing contract that won't be good for twenty years. Alfalfa then falls asleep, dreaming of the fame and glory of his Broadway future. School's out: The gang is so smitten with the charm and beauty of their teacher Miss Crabtee, they draw up a "perdition" to make the school last all year long. When Miss Crabtree's brother Jack teaches in her place for a day, the kids fear that he is their beloved teacher's fianceĢ, and not wanting to lose her to marriage, they hatch a plot to drive poor Jack away
Follies of our gang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spanky and the gang are putting on a show with Alfalfa top-billed as the "King of the Crooners." But Alfalfa tells the gang his crooning days are over and leaves to join the opera. After signing a contract with the opera effective in 20 years, Alfalfa returns home and takes a nap. After dreaming of his disastrous future in opera and the success the gang has in popular music, he awakes and rushes to join the rest of the gang in time for the closing number
Schools out ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackie loves his teacher, Miss Crabtree, so much that he circulates a 'partition' to keep school open all summer. Later, when a stranger asks questions about Miss Crabtree, the Little Rascals don't realize he is her brother and are afraid he will marry her, so they follow him to the swimming hole and steal his clothes
The Little Rascals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In four short films, Joe and Chubby take to the boxing ring to resolve their feud, the gang explores a cave in search of buried treasure, Alfalfa wants to give up crooning for the opera, and detective Alfalfa--along with deputies Porky and Buckwheat-- end up in a haunted house in search of Darla's missing candy
The Little Rascals two reelers, vol. 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Second childhood", the Little Rascals accidentally crash into a grouchy old lady's lonely life on her birthday, and soon Grandma is one of the gang. In "Hide and shriek", Darla's missing a box of Candy - it's Sooper Sloaths to the rescue! The gang's last comedy produced by Hal Roach Studios
The great Mike ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man is certain that a milk wagon pulling horse has the potential to be a winning racehorse. Convincing a sportsman of his thoughts, the young man and a trainer begin working with "The Great Mike" to get him ready for his first race. The actions of some small-time crooks threaten the horse's chances to make the race unless some last-minute intervention occurs
Children's classics. the little princess ; Mickey ; The old swimmin' hole ; Reg'lar fellers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The old swimmin' hole: "Betty Elliott lives with her widowed father; Chris Harper lives with his widowed mother. The teenage sweethearts think their parents should marry each other. If they do, Chris can afford his dream of going to medical school, and everyone will live happily ever after. A scheming wealthy grandpa, an interfering lawyer, and a near-drowning add excitement to this easygoing drama, set in a small-town America in simpler times."--Container
The Loretta Young show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Little Rascals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original, uncut Little Rascals shorts, originally produced by the Hal Roach Studios, with slightly variant production credits. Chiefly produced by Robert McGowan, with photography by Art Lloyd, and dialogue by H.M. Walker
The Little Rascals, vol. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In four short films, the gang recovers Grandma's retirement fortune from the hands of Dirty Dan, the boys visit rich kid Wally's mansion with their pet mule Algebra, Spanky is pelted with peas as he tries to recite Shakespeare in a talent show, and Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, and Buckwheat appear in a musical at their grammar school
The little rascals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains three episodes of the television program about Spanky and his gang of friends
Film noir double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cause for alarm: A delusional and ill husband is convinced his wife and best friend are trying to kill him. When his wife accidentally shoots him, she must retrieve a letter he wrote to the district attorney in which he accuses them of plotting his murder
 
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Alternative Names
Alfalfa, 1927-1959
Switzer, Alfalfa, 1927-1959
Languages
English (46)
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