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Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 29 December 1952 (UK)
A calculating New York bookie hires a talented singer and dancer to entertain his nightclub. She brings her pet bloodhounds with her. This makes his girlfriend jealous, so she considers spilling the beans on his dealings to the feds.

Director:

Harmon Jones

Writers:

Sy Gomberg (screen play), Albert Mannheimer (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mitzi Gaynor ... Emily Ann Stackerlee
Scott Brady ... Robert 'Numbers' Foster
Mitzi Green ... '52nd Tessie' Sammis
Marguerite Chapman ... Yvonne Dugan
Michael O'Shea ... Inspector McNamara
Wally Vernon ... Harry 'Poorly' Sammis
Henry Slate Henry Slate ... Dave the Dude
George E. Stone ... Ropes McGonigle
Edwin Max ... Lookout Louie Larchment
Richard Allan Richard Allan ... Curtaintime Charlie
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Storyline

A calculating New York bookie hires a talented singer and dancer to entertain his nightclub. She brings her pet bloodhounds with her. This makes his girlfriend jealous, so she considers spilling the beans on his dealings to the feds.

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 December 1952 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Damon Runyon's Bloodhounds of Broadway See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Final film appearance of Mitzi Green. See more »

Connections

Version of Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Sweet Bye and Bye
(uncredited)
Written by S. Fillmore Bennett (as Samuel F. Bennett) and J.P. Webster
Sung by Mitzi Gaynor
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fabulous Mitzi
24 November 2006 | by theduchess86See all my reviews

Mitzi is knockout in this movie, and shows what a wasted talent she was in Hollywood, every movie Mitzi appeared in, "she shined like a rare talent", but unfortunately at the wrong studio, she was great in The Joker is Wild with Frank Sinatra, which I consider to be his best film, and was one of the best casted films ever, also she was great in Les Girls and stole the show, in There's no Business like Show business she was an absolute knockout and her part was built up as it became apparent the work she was doing was so good, even though during the making of the film the studio sacked her, but they asked her back four years later to star in one of the greatest musicals of all time "South Pacific" which turned out to be a blockbuster, she later went on to be probably one of the greatest entertainers (certainly the greatest female entertainer) in Las Vegas and other cities, where she always got knockout reviews with sold out performances.look out for this movie being at last released on DVD


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