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Spooks Run Wild (1941) was a Horror - Comedy Film directed by Phil Rosen and produced by Sam Katzman.

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Bela Lugosi Meets the East Side Kids in "Spooks Run Wild"

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As a youngster, I loved the juvenile antics of the Bowery Boys and must have seen all their movies on a local TV station. Even the silliest films reflected an appreciation for classic vaudeville comedy with a duo comprised of a wisecracking straight man and a not-so-bright funny guy. I don't think L... Read full article

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Danny: How can you read in the dark?
Glimpy: What'd you say?
Danny: I said how can you read in the dark?
Glimpy: I went to night school.

Danny: Where we going?
Scruno: We're going to camp!
Glimpy: Camp? How do you like that? I thought we were going to reform school, I would've been a sophomore this year.
Danny: No kidding!
Glimpy: Yeah!

Glimpy: I milked a cow once, you know it's got four faucets to it.
Danny: What for?
Glimpy: Well the first faucet's for buttermilk, the second's for bottled milk, and the third's for evaporated milk.
Danny: What's the fourth one for?
Glimpy: Come to think of it, this cow only had three faucets.

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Filmed June-July 1941.The second of Bela Lugosi's 9 Monogram features, and the first of two with the East Side Kids.
The copyright expired and was not renewed, so the film fell into "public domain", meaning that virtually anyone could copy it and sell it without having to pay royalties. That's why there are so so many shoddy, badly cut, grainy copies of it on the market, put out mainly by companies that specialize in public-domain films.
Production notes indicate George Pembroke was cast as Dr. Von Grosch, but he was replaced by Dennis Moore.
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