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'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 20 November 1942 (USA)
The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Director:

Wallace Fox

Writers:

Harvey Gates (original story), Harvey Gates (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ... Mugs McGinnis
Bobby Jordan ... Danny
Huntz Hall ... Glimpy
Gabriel Dell ... Skid
Noah Beery Jr. ... Butch
Marc Lawrence ... McGaffey
Ann Gillis ... Sylvia (as Anne Gillis)
Dave O'Brien ... Sergeant Lyons
Ernest Morrison ... Scruno (as Sunshine Sammy Morrison)
Stanley Clements ... Stash
Bobby Stone Bobby Stone ... Skinny
Jack Raymond Jack Raymond ... Sniffy
Betty Wells ... Dancer
Dewey Robinson ... Captain
Patsy Moran ... Mrs. Glimpy
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The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real killer. The killer, however, used a baseball bat as his murder weapon, and the bat has the fingerprints of one of the gang on it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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PATHOS! ACTION! LAUGHS! - THE EAST SIDE KIDS AT THEIR BEST ! (original one-sheet poster - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brooklyn Bridge See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Follows Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941) See more »

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Typical East Side Kids adventure
28 April 2004 | by JohnSealSee all my reviews

This time Muggs, Glimpy and the gang take on a real hard case: gangster Marc Lawrence, a cold-blooded baddie who entraps sweet young thing Ann Gillis (whose most recent film credit remains 2001: A Space Odyssey) in a murder case. Lawrence elevates this Poverty Row billfiller above its station; as always, he brings absolute conviction to his role. There's also a fun subplot involving a wheelchair-bound paraplegic played by Ed Wood regular Bud Osborne. The fact that these films were all shot on a shoestring oddly benefits the East Side Kids movies: the threadbare sets, minimal costuming, and muffed lines add a patina of Bowery believability to these endearing little films.


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