Shivering Spooks

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Shivering Spooks
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Directed byRobert F. McGowan
Produced byHal Roach
F. Richard Jones
Written byHal Roach
H. M. Walker
StarringJoe Cobb
Jackie Condon
Johnny Downs
Allen Hoskins
Mary Kornman
Scooter Lowry
Jay R. Smith
Bobby Young
Buster the Dog
George B. French
Clara Guiol
Tiny Sandford
Edited byRichard C. Currier
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
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  • August 8, 1926 (1926-08-08)
Running time
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

Shivering Spooks is a 1926 short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan.[1][2] It was the 52nd Our Gang short subject released. One of the child actors, Johnny Downs, went on to become a successful character actor and starred with George Zucco in The Mad Monster (1942).[3]


A phony spiritualist named Professor Fleece dupes gullible people into believing he can contact the dead through seances. When the Our Gang kids disrupt one of his seances, the Professor orders his henchmen to scare the heck out of the kids so that they will leave the area.


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  1. ^ "Silent Era: Shivering Spooks". silentera. Retrieved September 14, 2008.
  2. ^ Hall, Mordaunt. "New York Times: Shivering Spooks". NY Times. Retrieved September 14, 2008.
  3. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 305. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.

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