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Three Cheers For Anything - Darla Hood - What A Little Rascal

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Her father, James Claude Hood, Jr. Little Darla made an unscheduled, impromptu singing debut at Edison Hotel in Times Square when the band-leader invited her onto the stage, and the crowd roared in appreciation. Darla went on to perform as "leading rascal actress" in 51 of the popular short films, and her last was act was an off-screen television movie, for a total of 52 Little Rascal films, exactly.

As the solo staff member of the motley Rascals' crew, she recalled finding her off-camera times on the set as being rather lonely as the boys tended to group together and play 'boy' games, especially baseball and football. She did not live to see when it was originally televised.

It was filmed during the last four months, of her life-time, in late winter, or early spring of While very few of the "Our Gang" shorts were made during World War II because of the scarcity of film a majority of them were saved for feature-length filmsby the time the series was to be finally revived inDarla had already outgrown her popular character role.

Following her exit, she had trouble dealing with the inevitable transitioning into a teen actor and her career faltered badly.

After returning to school Fairfax High School in Hollywoodshe graduated as an honor student. She was able to find some work with Ken Murray 's popular "Blackbirds" variety show on the Los Angeles stage as well as some behind-the-scenes work in the post-war years.

With her first husband, Robert W. Decker, she married him when she was 17, she formed the vocal group "Darla Hood and the Enchanters", which provided incidental background music for such classic films as A Letter to Three Wives Another successful outlet for her was in the field of voice-over work in cartoons and Three Cheers For Anything - Darla Hood - What A Little Rascal "Chicken of the Sea" was her longest lasting commercial tenure, as the mermaid.

She also did some "Campbell's Soup" commercials, at the same time, but much fewer. In time, she became a well-oiled impressionist and Summer Sun (Carlito Dub Mix) - Koop - Summer Sun (Carlito Mixes) voice artist, almost like a ventriloquist.

Inat the age of 35, she divorced her first husband of eight years, with whom she had her first two children, Inward Sight - Violet Arcana - In The Scene Of The Mind son and one daughterBrett and Darla Jo. She then Io Sogno Un Pupo Rosa - Paolo Lucia Poli, Jole Silvani, Graziella Porti, Stefano Gragnani, Pierino D married her one-time manager, Jose Granson, a musical publisher.

Darla remained small in show business until her untimely end. She died on Wednesday, June 13th, of congestive heart failure. She had recently had an appendectomy at Canoga Park Hospital during which she received a blood transfusion.

The transfusion caused her to contract acute hepatitis, which led to her heart failure. She passed away at a Hollywood hospital. Following her funeral, she was buried at Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery.

The cemetery was renamed Hollywood Forever less than a decade after she was buried there. Sign In. Edit Darla Hood. Showing all 18 items.

She was the most prominent of "Our Gang" and "Little Rascals" comical female children. Her tenure, with the "Little Rascals" was from to After she grew up, fans who requested an autographed photo seemed disappointed when they received a current shot, so she sent out newly signed photos from her "Our Gang" days instead. Initially tutored on the Roach Studio lot by a Mrs. Alma Rubens, the series was later sold to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and the gang then attended the famous "little red schoolhouse" on the MGM lot.

Claimed that her parents never gave her a penny of the earnings she made from the "Our Gang" shorts. One-time Hal Roach talent agent, Joe Rivkin, who discovered Darla as a child, saw the cover and cast her in her first adult role in a movie. She acted as a secretary, in Vincent Price 's cult horror classic movie, The Bat Vincent Price had the leading role. Things didn't go well for the other Three Cheers For Anything - Darla Hood - What A Little Rascal Gang members.

Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer was shot dead in age 31, William'Buckwheat' Thomas died of a heart attack age 49, Robert 'Bobby' Blake was tried and acquitted of his wife's murder, Tommy Bond and his wife were severely injured in a car crash in and Pete the Dog was fatally poisoned.

I felt I had let [my fans] down by not remaining a child. They'd be dying to meet me and yet I could see their faces fall when I walked into the room. What do you say to someone whose fantasy has just been disturbed? View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. Three Cheers For Anything - Darla Hood - What A Little Rascal page.

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  1. Darla Hood of The Little Rascals. Her mom took her to the Hal Roach Studios in California for an audition when she was only three years old. Her first film part in the Rascals was in , at age 4. Darla went to high school at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California, and organized a vocal group.
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  3. "Little Rascals" sweetheart Darla Hood was spotted by a New York casting director in when she was 3 years old. A year later, she starred in the first of 50 short films with the gang over the next six years. After graduating from the series at age 10 in , Hood pursued a singing career in stage shows and nightclubs and supplied vocals for hundreds of TV commercials for brands like.
  4. Darla Hood then went solo with singing engagements in nightclubs and guest appearances on TV. She was a regular on The Ken Murray Show from to In , she was a leading lady in the act of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen. In , Darla was a regular performer on The Merv Griffin Show for the American Broadcasting Network.
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  6. Darla Jean Hood was an American child actress, best known as the leading lady in the Our Gang series from to She was born in Leedey, Oklahoma, the.
  7. Jan 05,  · Darla Hood is best remembered as the unforgettable Darla (Alfalfa's love interest) from the beloved Little Rascals films. But Darla Hood also had a long musical career as a singer for most of her life, and here in this collection of 26 tracks, all of Hood's greatest darling little /5(2).

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