July 6, 1997 in Nation/World

‘Our Gang’ Actress Lawrence Dies At 84

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Rosina Lawrence, whose film career still flickers on the home screen in the “Our Gang,” “Little Rascals” and Laurel and Hardy classics, died June 23 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She was 84.

Lawrence appeared in vaudeville and films in the 1920s and ‘30s. She played the heroine in “Way Out West” (1937), which was Laurel and Hardy’s favorite of their films.

She danced the Marilyn Miller part in “The Great Ziegfeld” and was cast as the new teacher, Miss Lawrence, in a series of “Our Gang” shorts.

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