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Clancy Street Boys (1943)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  23 April 1943 (USA)
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Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family--including ... See full summary »

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Leo Gorcey ...
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Amelita Ward ...
Judy Monahan (as Lita Ward)
Benny Bartlett ...
Benny
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George Mooney
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Butch - Cherry Street Leader (as Billy Benedict)
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Police Sgt. Flanagan (as J. Farrell McDonald)
Jan Rubini ...
Violinist - Nightclub Entertainer
Martha Wentworth ...
Mrs. Molly McGinnis
Ernest Morrison ...
Scruno (as Sammy Morrison)
Dick Chandlee ...
Stash
Eddie Mills ...
Dave
George DeNormand ...
Williams
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Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family--including Glimpy as his sister, "Annabelle." Things turn sour, however, when a local mobster finds out about Muggs' deception and threatens to expose it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Anything goes, everything happens in the funniest hit the tenement terrors have ever made!

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23 April 1943 (USA)  »

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Grand Street Boys  »

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$85,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Shot in six days. See more »

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Eddie Mills's character name is "Dave" in the credits, but he's called by his actual name, "Eddie," in the heat of a fight. See more »

Quotes

Butch - Cherry Street Leader: It's okay, Flanagan, there ain't gonna be no rough stuff - not until we find Muggs anyway.
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Followed by Docks of New York (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Home on the Range
(1904)
Music by Daniel E. Kelley (1904)
Lyrics by Brewster M. Higley (1873)
Played on violin by Jan Rubini and Sung by Noah Beery
Reprised a cappella by Noah Beery
Played as background music at the Texas ranch
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Clancy Street Boys was a more than enjoyable East Side Kids comedy
4 July 2015 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

In a previous East Side Kids movie called 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge, Noah Beery Jr. played a former member of the gang. Here his father, Noah Beery Sr., plays an uncle (so to speak) of Muggs from Texas with his grown daughter in tow. In seems Muggs' mom had a late husband who exaggerated about how many children they had when he wrote to his friend. So guess who becomes the other 6 siblings of Muggs including one sister? Anyway, this was more of a comedy than drama though there's still somewhat of a thrilling finish of the latter. So on that note, Clancy Street Boys was a very enjoyable East Side Kids adventure. P.S. Since I always like to cite when a player of my favorite movie-It's a Wonderful Life-is in something else I review, here it's J. Farrell MacDonald as a police officer named Flanagan.


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