Ask Grandma (1925)

Ask Grandma poster

Hal Roach Studios
 Mickey Daniels, Florence Lee
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan

Synopsis: Mickey (Mickey Daniels) is frustrated with his mother foisting fancy clothes and dance lessons on him, but he can always count on his Grandma (Florence Lee) to let him be himself.

Kitty Cameo: After playing ball and boxing practice, Grandma sits down with Mickey to read him a western thriller.  As the bloodcurdling tale unfolds, a little black kitten approaches them.

Our Gang - Ask Grandma - black cat looking up

The kitten becomes infatuated with the draw string on the retractable window shade nearby.

Our Gang - Ask Grandma - black cat playing with window shade pull

Of course the shade ends up shooting upwards, scaring Mickey and Grandma.

Our Gang - Ask Grandma - black kitten plays with window shade pull and scares Mickey and Grandma animated gif

Final Mewsings: Kittens, window shades and scary stories don’t mix.

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