Family Troubles

Family Troubles

Family Troubles is a one-reel comedy short subject and is an episode of the Our Gang series. It was released to theatres on April 3, 1943, produced and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was the 212th Our Gang short (213th episode, 124th talking short, 125th talking episode, and 44th MGM produced episode) that was released.


Janet feels that her parents don't love her anymore because they made her older sister the definite center of attention during her aunt's visit. Filled with anger and despair, she decides to run away. The gang volunteers to look for a family or couple who will "adapt" Janet. After naming off potential candidates, they decide on the elderly Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Mary Jones and escort Janet to their home. A neighbor boy, who witnessed them, runs over to the Burstons' house with a report that Janet was kidnapped by a gang whose leader has a heavy voice (referring to Froggy). Mary and Jasper quickly call the police.


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    director Herbert Glazer
    editor Leon Bourgeau
    genre comedy
    keywords happen again kidnap older sister run away search want
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    theme gang short