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That Gang of Mine (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 23 September 1940 (USA)
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. The man agrees to let the boy ride his horse... See full summary »

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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. The man agrees to let the boy ride his horse in a race, but first the gang must get enough money to pay for the race's entry fees. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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It's a RIOT in RACES!

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23 September 1940 (USA)  »

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Chasse aux faussaires  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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This film received its initial telecast in the New York City area Tuesday 13 June 1950 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

Quotes

Peewee: Hey, you know, guys, I got an idea.
ScrunoSkinny: [together] Yeah?
Skinny: Does it hurt much?
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Followed by 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942) See more »

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All God's Chillun Got Wings
Traditional Negro Spitiual
Sung a cappella by Clarence Muse and danced by Ernest Morrison
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Good entry in the long running series is worth a look for anyone looking for a good movie
15 September 2006 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Muggs wants to follow in the footsteps of a kid who left the street years earlier to become a jockey. Muggs' idol turns out to be a stuck up kid who wants nothing more than to forget the old days now that he is a successful jockey. undeterred Muggs continues on his quest and eventually has the chance to ride a champion horse.

Very good East Side Kids movie that nicely balances the serious and the silly. Muggs attempt at bettering himself and the gang is nicely handled, and the craziness of the gang prevents things from getting too dark.

Definitely worth seeing for both fans and non-fans of the series.


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