Doin' Their Bit

Doin' Their Bit is a 1942 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Herbert Glazer. This was the first short with Herbert Glazer as Our Gang's regular director. It was the 207th Our Gang short (208th episode, 119th talking short, 120th talking episode, and 39th MGM produced episode) that was released.

Doin' Their Bit
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Directed byHerbert Glazer
Written byHal Law
Robert A. McGowan
StarringGeorge McFarland
Billie Thomas
Mickey Gubitosi
Billy Laughlin
Janet Burston
Beverly Hudson
Walter Wills
CinematographyJackson Rose
Edited byLeon Borgeau
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
July 18, 1942 (1942-07-18)
Running time
CountryUnited States
Box office$24,651


Hoping to entertain the military troops stationed in Greenpoint, Mr. Wills organizes the gang into a junior USO troupe. In addition to performing a "boot camp" sketch, the gang participates in a brace of production numbers.[1]


The GangEdit

Additional castEdit

  • Beverly Hudson as Miss Liberty
  • Walter Wills as Mr. Wills
  • Freddie Chapman as Messenger boy / Union of South Africa
  • Vincent Graeff as Taxi driver / Poland
  • Edward Soo Hoo as China
  • Valerie Lee as Luxembourg
  • Lawrence Long, Jr. as Milkman / Uruguay
  • Freddie Walburn as Free France

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Hal Erickson. "New York Times: Doin'-Their-Bit". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2008-10-08.

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