Jack Hanlon, 96, who had roles in the 1926 silent classic

The General

and in two 1927

Our Gang

comedies, died Dec. 13 thursday in Las Vegas.

His niece, Wendy Putnam Park of Las Vegas, said her uncle, precocious and freckle-faced, was a natural as a child actor from 1926 to 1933.

After a small role with Buster Keaton in The General, he played mischievous kids in two Our Gang/Little Rascals films: The Glorious Fourth and Olympic Games. He got an on-screen kiss from Greta Garbo in the 1930 film Romance.

After leaving Hollywood, Mr. Hanlon became a furniture mover. - AP