Banned LITTLE RASCALS:  “Little Daddy”

     Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 05, 2013
     Category: Censorship, Bluenoses, Taboos, Prohibitions and Other Cultural No-No’s | Movies | Racism | Children | 1930s

Political correctness gone too far. Just like how if you want a copy of Song of the South you have to buy a "pirated" DVD copy as Disney will not sell it. It was only officially sold by Disney overseas on a laser disc long ago.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 10/05/13 at 11:39 AM
Censorship! Always hated it!, Always will! :coolmad:
Back in the early 70's I used to watch the little rascals every day!
Posted by Tyrusguy on 10/05/13 at 11:49 AM
I heard Bill Cosby bought up every Little Rascals episode, to keep them from ever being seen.

2013 is not the 1930's. This clip is not especially flattering in how it portrays African Americans. However, I think times have changed and our culture has evolved since then.
Posted by GirlGeniusNYC on 10/05/13 at 12:57 PM
I've always wondered what special moral fortiude it takes to be censor. How can a person watch porn for 40 hous a week without their mind turning to mush?

Where do I apply? 😊
Posted by BMN on 10/05/13 at 08:12 PM
'Those who do not remember history are bound to repeat it.' These type of shows should be seen, the discomfort felt while watching is a reminder and a lesson.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/06/13 at 06:49 PM
I don't see anything particularly racist about this film, except for Stymie repeatedly saying "Here I is." That IS his catch-phrase, after all.

It depicts black and white children playing together, and children of both races coming together to protect a black boy (and I'm calling him a boy because he's very young, not because he's black). Finally, he is rescued by a white schoolteacher who teaches in a fully-integrated school.

Hal Roach was a pioneer in breaking down color barriers.
Posted by Josh Levin on 10/06/13 at 09:42 PM
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