Series - Dead End Kids

The film series of the Dead End Kids / Little Tough Guys / East Side Kids / Bowery Boys.
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1.
Dead End (1937)
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The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night. (93 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
2.
Crime School (1938)
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A gang of underprivileged teenagers are sentenced to serve two years in a reform school after almost killing a criminal fence who attacked them. (85 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
3.
Little Tough Guy (1938)
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The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself... (86 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
4.
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938)
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A society matron invites the gang to her estate as playmates for her spoiled brat son. (63 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
5.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
6.
Newsboys' Home (1938)
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A clueless publisher's daughter inherits a newspaper that sponsors a charity home for boys, and proceeds to run the paper to the ground. (73 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
7.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
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A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk. (92 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
8.
Code of the Streets (1939)
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Hoodlum Tommy Shay is sentenced to die for the murder of Police Lieutenant Carson, although Tommy was... (72 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
9.
Hell's Kitchen (1939)
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A paroled convict's efforts to improve conditions at a boys' reform school alarm the school's corrupt warden... (81 mins.)
 
10.
Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)
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A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life... (86 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
11.
On Dress Parade (1939)
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The Dead End Kids are sent to military school. (62 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
 
12.
Call a Messenger (1939)
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A tough street kid attempts to rob a post office and is caught. In order to avoid reform school, he takes a job as a messenger with the post office... (65 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
13.
East Side Kids (1940)
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A young street kid grows up and becomes a cop when he realizes that crime doesn't pay. One of his childhood... (62 mins.)
Director: Bob Hill
 
14.
You're Not So Tough (1940)
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The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys... (65 mins.)
Director: Joe May
 
15.
Boys of the City (1940)
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Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house. (68 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
16.
That Gang of Mine (1940)
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A street kid has dreams of becoming a jockey. He gets his chance when he and his gang discover a poor old man who has a championship race horse... (62 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
17.
Junior G-Men (1940)
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A gang of street kids work with the FBI in their attempt to find and rescue their leader's father, a scientist who has been kidnapped by a terrorist group. (240 mins.)
 
18.
Give Us Wings (1940)
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Dead End Kids epic. The boys want desperately to fly, and get mixed up with crooked crop dusters, whose planes are flying deathtraps. (62 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
19.
Pride of the Bowery (1940)
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New York City street principles get an East Side Kid in trouble at a Civilian Conservation Corps camp. (61 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
20.
Flying Wild (1941)
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A group of young men who work at an aviation factory begin to suspect that a doctor who runs an air ambulance service is secretly a spy transporting secret information from the plant to enemy agents. (64 mins.)
Director: William West
 
21.
Hit the Road (1941)
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Kids look to get revenge when their fathers are all killed in a mob war. (61 mins.)
Director: Joe May
 
22.
Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941)
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While a cop steers a kid street-fighter away from being a public nuisance, a petty hoodlum leads a studious kid into a life of crime. (62 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
23.
Mob Town (1941)
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A young street kid idolizes his brother, a gangster who was sent to death row for murder. Frank, a local cop... (60 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
24.
Sea Raiders (1941)
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The Dead End Kids go after a gang known as the Sea Raiders, which is sinking Allied shipping. (229 mins.)
 
25.
Spooks Run Wild (1941)
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The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside... (65 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
26.
Mr. Wise Guy (1942)
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Mr. Wise Guy (the eighth in the East Side Kids series) finds the gang sent to the Wilton Reform School... (70 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
27.
Let's Get Tough! (1942)
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The East Side Kids take on a gang of Japanese spies. (62 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
28.
Tough As They Come (1942)
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The 'Little Tough Guys' are working as collectors for a finance company, when they discover the company's illegal activities. (61 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
29.
Junior G-Men of the Air (1942)
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A group of street kids battle a terrorist gang led by a Japanese spy. (225 mins.)
 
30.
Smart Alecks (1942)
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Danny helps to capture a wanted criminal and receives a $200 reward. However, he has a falling out with... (67 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
31.
'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942)
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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... (61 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
32.
Mug Town (1942)
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Neighborhood kids take on racketeers. (60 mins.)
Director: Ray Taylor
 
33.
Kid Dynamite (1943)
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EastSide boxing champion (Leo Gorcey) has been challenged to fight the West Side champ but is kidnapped before the match... (66 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
34.
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943)
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Tommy Banning (Bobby Jordan) and his pals,"Pig" (Huntz Hall), "Ape" (Norman Abbott) and "String"... (66 mins.)
Director: Christy Cabanne
 
35.
Clancy Street Boys (1943)
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Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids... (66 mins.)
 
36.
Ghosts on the Loose (1943)
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men. (67 mins.)
 
37.
Mr. Muggs Steps Out (1943)
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Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family... (63 mins.)
 
38.
Million Dollar Kid (1944)
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The gang is befriended by a millionaire whom they save from a mugging. However, they begin to suspect... (65 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
39.
Follow the Leader (1944)
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Muggs and Glimpy, two East Side Kids in the army, return to their neighborhood, supposedly on furlough; actually... (65 mins.)
 
40.
Block Busters (1944)
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Muggs must fight a new French kid who has just moved into the neighborhood. (60 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
41.
Bowery Champs (1944)
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Copy boys Muggs and Glimpy investigate a murder. They locate the ex-wife of the murdered man and become convinced she is innocent... (62 mins.)
 
42.
Docks of New York (1945)
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Glimpy finds a necklace next to a dead body in an alley. His discovery leads to the gang getting mixed up in murder... (62 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
43.
Mr. Muggs Rides Again (1945)
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After having been framed by gamblers, Muggs is barred from riding in horse races. Snce he can no longer race... (63 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
44.
Come Out Fighting (1945)
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The police commissioner asks some local street kids to toughen up his sissy son. (62 mins.)
 
45.
Live Wires (1946)
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Slip gets fired from his job at a construction company for decking his boss. His sister, who got him a job at the company... (65 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
46.
In Fast Company (1946)
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The crooked manager of a taxicab company is out to drive the independent owners/drivers out of business through various tactics such as sabotage... (63 mins.)
Director: Del Lord
 
47.
Bowery Bombshell (1946)
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Slip (Leo Gorcey), Sach (Huntz Hall), Bobby (Bobby Jordan), Whitey (William Benedict) and... (65 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
48.
Spook Busters (1946)
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The Bowery Boys--Slip, Sach, Bobby, Whitey & Chuck--start their own exterminating service, and get a... (68 mins.)
 
49.
Mr. Hex (1946)
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Sach is given a post-hypnotic suggestion that turns him into a championship prizefighter. (63 mins.)
 
50.
Hard Boiled Mahoney (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The Bowery Boys---Slip , Sach, Bobby, Gabe, Whitey, and Chuck---accidentally enter the detective business with the disappearance of a beautiful girl... (63 mins.)
 
51.
News Hounds (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Slip and Sach are working for a local newspaper as a reporter and photographer, respectively. Slip wants... (68 mins.)
 
52.
Bowery Buckaroos (1947)
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The Bowery Boys head west to clear Louie of an old murder charge that he had killed his gold-mine partner... (66 mins.)
 
53.
Angels' Alley (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Slip invites his cousin Jimmy to stay with his family after he is released from prison. However, Jimmy soon gets mixed up with an auto-theft ring... (67 mins.)
 
54.
Jinx Money (1948)
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A man wins $50,000 in a card game with gamblers, but is soon found dead and the money missing. Slip... (68 mins.)
 
55.
Smugglers' Cove (1948)
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Slip mistakenly believes that he has inherited an old Long Island estate, and he and the gang go to see what their new "home" looks like... (66 mins.)
 
56.
Trouble Makers (1948)
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Slip and Sach are in the sidewalk star-gazing business when they see a murder committed in a room at the El Royale Hotel... (66 mins.)
 
57.
Fighting Fools (1949)
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The gang teams up with a fighter to break up a fight-fixing racket. (69 mins.)
 
58.
Hold That Baby! (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Slip (Leo Gorcey) and Sach (Huntz Hall)lose their jobs with a laundry company after they wreck the delivery truck... (64 mins.)
 
59.
Angels in Disguise (1949)
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The Bowery Boys investigate a murder, and all the evidence points to the involvement of the notorious Loop gang. (63 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
60.
Master Minds (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a trance whereby he's able to predict the future. Slip tries... (64 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
61.
Blonde Dynamite (1950)
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While Louie is on vacation, the boys turn The Sweet Shop into an escort service, and soon find a group of beautiful girls as their first clients... (66 mins.)
 
62.
Lucky Losers (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
To solve the death of a friend, the boys go to gambling school, then go undercover as croupiers in an illegal gambling house. (70 mins.)
 
63.
Triple Trouble (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Slip, Sach, Whitey, Butch and Chuck witness a warehouse robbery, and are arrested and jailed on suspicion... (67 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
64.
Blues Busters (1950)
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After undergoing a throat operation, Sach discovers that he now possesses a beautiful singing voice. Slip and the gang try to figure out ways to make money off of it. (67 mins.)
 
65.
Bowery Battalion (1951)
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In order to trap some spies, the Bowery Boys join the Army. (69 mins.)
 
66.
Ghost Chasers (1951)
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A ghost helps the Bowery Boys capture a gang of crooks led by a mad doctor. (69 mins.)
 
67.
Let's Go Navy! (1951)
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The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks who are posing as sailors. (68 mins.)
 
68.
Crazy Over Horses (1951)
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The boys get mixed up with a race horse & crooked gamblers. (65 mins.)
 
69.
Hold That Line (1952)
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In a precursor to Trading Places (1983), the Bowery Boys are enrolled in a fancy college by a pair of... (67 mins.)
 
70.
Here Come the Marines (1952)
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The boys get drafted into the Marines. On their first day in basic training, their commanding officer... (66 mins.)
 
71.
Feudin' Fools (1952)
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Sach discovers that he is heir to a farm in rural hillbilly country. He and the boys go to the farm to check it out, and find themselves mixed up with feuding hillbillies and a gang of bank robbers. (63 mins.)
 
72.
No Holds Barred (1952)
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Sach acquires super strenth through a magic spell, which the boys attempt to cash in on by turning him into a professional wrestler. (65 mins.)
 
73.
Jalopy (1953)
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Those wacky Bowery Boys invent a super fast fuel, which will help them win an auto race (isn't this cheating?). However, the fuel is stolen by the bad guys just before the big race. (62 mins.)
 
74.
Loose in London (1953)
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The Bowery Boys find themselves in London, in an old mansion complete with a dungeon, an ominous bell tower and the ghost of an old hangman. (62 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
75.
Clipped Wings (1953)
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Slip and Sach to go the local Air Force base to find out why their friend, an Air Force enlisted man... (65 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
76.
Private Eyes (1953)
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After being punched in the nose, Sach finds out that he has the ability to read minds. Slip and the gang start up a detective agency try to cash in on Sach's new powers. (64 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
77.
Paris Playboys (1954)
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Sach is the exact double of a famous French scientist who has invented a powerful rocket fuel. Enemy agents, mistaking Sach for the scientist, attempt to kidnap him and get the formula for the fuel. (62 mins.)
 
78.
The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters (1954)
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Slip, Sach and the rest of the Bowery Boys enter a haunted house, where they engage in slapstick with the Gravesend Family which has one Creepy Butler, 2 Mad Scientists a crazy old woman with a Man eating Plant a Savage Gorilla, an 8 foot tall Robot and a Vampiress. (65 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
79.
Jungle Gents (1954)
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When the boys discover that Sach has a strange ability to sniff out diamonds, they hatch a scheme to make money out of it. (64 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
80.
Bowery to Bagdad (1955)
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The boys find a lamp that has strange magic powers. (64 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
81.
High Society (1955)
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Sach is informed that he is the heir to the fortune of a high society mogul. When he arrives for the reading of the will... (61 mins.)
 
82.
Spy Chasers (1955)
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Slip, Sach and the gang get mixed up in political intrigue when they try to help an exiled European king and his daughter regain the throne that is rightfully theirs. (61 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
83.
Jail Busters (1955)
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Chuck, a reporter for The Blade newspaper, gets beaten up while trying to get a story on prison corruption... (61 mins.)
 
84.
Dig That Uranium (1955)
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The boys buy a uranium mine out west, but when they get there they find that it's pretty much worthless... (61 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
85.
Crashing Las Vegas (1956)
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An electric shock enables Sach to predict numbers. (62 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
86.
Fighting Trouble (1956)
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"Sach" has become a camera fiend so, in the pursuit of some ready cash, "Duke" takes him and his photographs... (61 mins.)
Director: George Blair
 
87.
Hot Shots (1956)
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A precocious young TV star steals Sach's and Duke's car, and they run up against some network executives when they go to find out what happened... (62 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
88.
Hold That Hypnotist (1957)
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Sach and Duke set out to expose a stage hypnotist as a phony. In order to do so, Sach allows himself... (61 mins.)
Director: Austen Jewell
 
89.
Spook Chasers (1957)
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The gang gets stuck during a thunderstorm in a spooky mansion, where they run into ghosts, gorillas and various "apparitions." (62 mins.)
Director: George Blair
 
90.
Looking for Danger (1957)
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Sach recalls his days as a spy during World War II when he was sent to an Arabian kingdom disguised as a Nazi officer to make contact with an underground leader known only as "The Hawk." (62 mins.)
Director: Austen Jewell
 
91.
Up in Smoke (1957)
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In order to be able to get the names of winning horses at the track, Sach agrees to sell his soul to the devil. (61 mins.)
 
92.
In the Money (1958)
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Sach is hired as the companion for a poodle on an ocean voyage from New York to London. What he doesn't... (61 mins.)