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Buckwheats the Breakfast of Rascals

Buckwheats the Breakfast of Rascals Entertainment Button Museum
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BUCKWHEATS THE BREAKFAST OF RASCALS
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Buckwheat, the Little Rascal, is wearing a blue coat and a blue hat and is leaning on a black, slanted object; the lettering is white and black; all images and lettering are printed over an orange background.

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©1988 KING WORLD PRODUCTIONS, INC. BUTTON-UP CO 2011 AUSTIN TROY, MI 48084

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This is a button featuring Buckwheat, a member of the Little Rascals, a gang of kids from Our Gang, a series of comedy short movies. Our Gang was produced between 1922 and 1944 by many different companies. The actor featured on this button is Billie Thomas, the second person to act as Buckwheat; the original actor was, in fact, a girl. Thomas became Buckwheat in 1935 while the character was still considered a female. The character was referred to as "he" starting in 1936. 

Sources: Wikipedia (2015 July, 31). Our gang. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Gang#The_MGM_era

Wikipedia (2015 Ju;y, 29). Billie Thomas. Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billie_Thomas

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EN0182
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