Fly My Kite (1931)

Our Gang Fly My Kite poster

Hal Roach Studios
 Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, Norman ‘Chubby’ Chaney, Margaret Mann
Directed by: Robert McGowan

Synopsis: The gang tries to help when the elderly woman they call Grandma (Margaret Mann) is threatened with eviction by her heartless son.

Purr Blur: At the beginning of the short Grandma is reading to the children from a book of blood curdling western tales. At one point a gray cat runs across a shelf and knocks down a bunch of pots and pans, startling Grandma so much she flies over backwards in her chair.

Our Gang - Fly My Kite - cat running along shelf

Our Gang - Fly My Kite - cat running along shelf knocking over pots and pans and scaring Grandma animated gif

Final Mewsings: Some people really flip over cats!

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