Skippy Poster

Release Date: 1931

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Mischievous Skippy (Jackie Cooper) ignores his parents' rules, finding loopholes in their instructions. Dr. Skinner (Willard Robertson) is trying to tear down Shantytown, where the poor live. Skippy disobeys his father visits Shantytown regularly, befriending young Sooky (Robert Coogan). Sooky lives with his mother and dog, Penny. The family is too poor to afford a dog license. When Penny is captured by an evil dog catcher, Sooky and Skippy must find the money to get Penny back.

Cast: Jackie Cooper, Robert Coogan, Mitzi Green, Willard Robertson

Director: Norman Taurog

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Small town, Growing up, Doctor, Charming, Moving, 1930s


Nominated Writing (Adaptation)
Nominated Outstanding Production
Nominated Actor
Winner Directing