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The Bowery (1933) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Raymond Griffith, Darryl F. Zanuck and William Goetz.

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The Bowery Boys' Oscar Nomination

By Rick29 on May 7, 2015 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Leo Gorcey as Slip and Huntz Hall as Sach. I'm sad to say that the Bowery Boys were never nominated for an Academy Award--not even Leo Gorcey or Huntz Hall individually. That would have certainly made for an entertaining ceremony (imagine Slip bopping Sach with the gold statuette!). However, screen... Read full article


The Bowery Boys, Vol. 3

By Brandy Dean on Oct 17, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

The Bowery Boys?originated with a 1935 Broadway play called ?Dead End.? Gorcey and Hall featured in the cast, along with others. Hollywood came a calling in 1937 for the film adaptation Dead End, starring Humphrey Bogart. The ?boys? then became a kind of roving band of ragamuffins, billed as the Dea... Read full article


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Steve Brodie: Don't ever say I never give ya nothin'.


Steve Brodie: I got it on him in the wind, the speed and the noodle.


Swipes McGurk: Ya know, Chuck, you're a great guy and ya knows I'm your pal, but sometimes ya sound like you're full of hop.


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George Raft and Wallace Beery were at odds during filming. According to Raft, before the fistfight scene, Beery asked Raft to let him throw the first punch and then proceeded to sucker-punch Raft, knocking him out for several minutes. "When I came to I got up and called him everything I could think of," Raft said. They then fought for real, and the crew had to break it up.
Lucille Ball's first film.
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