Dead End Kids epic. The boys want desperately to fly, and get mixed up with crooked crop dusters, whose planes are flying deathtraps.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Billy Halop ...
Tom
Huntz Hall ...
Pig
Gabriel Dell ...
Bernard Punsly ...
Ape
Bobby Jordan ...
Rap
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Mr. York
Anne Gwynne ...
Julie Mason
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Mr. Arnold Carter
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Buzz Berger
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Tex Austin
Harris Berger ...
Bud
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
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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.

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TOUGH ON THE GROUND! FEARLESS IN THE AIR! (original ad - all caps) See more »


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20 December 1940 (USA)  »

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Dadnos alas  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Followed by Hit the Road (1941) See more »

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On a Blue Ridge Mountain Trail
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Performed at the Fish Fry by Jimmy Wakely, Johnny Bond and Dick Reinhart and a Girl Trio
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