One of the better silent Our Gang comedies, this cute little short features the kids stumbling into a crook’s hideout. The villains try to scare the tykes away by faking a haunted house and hilarity ensues.
There is some unfortunate racial humor but for the most part, this is a fun short with clever title cards and charismatic performances from some of the young leads. Most enjoyable.
How does it end? Hover or tap below for a spoiler.
The kids defeat the villains with well-aimed pottery and the baddies are hauled off to jail.
If it were a dessert it would be: Bloody Good Cheesecake. Sure, it’s all in the looks but it’s fun.
Availability: Shivering Spooks was released on DVD by ReelclassicDVD as part of their Our Gang Collection Volume Two.
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