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Director:
Writer:
Kenneth Higgins (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
30 July 1943 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
You'll yell with glee when these happy-go-lucky hooligans invade the shivery domain of the Man of a Thousand Horrors! It's Chill-arious! See more »
Plot:
The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Bela Lugosi, Ava Garnder and the East Side Kids Are a Film Classic See more (30 total) »

Cast

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Leo Gorcey ... Mugs
Huntz Hall ... Glimpy
Bobby Jordan ... Danny

Bela Lugosi ... Emil

Ava Gardner ... Betty
Rick Vallin ... Jack
Ernest Morrison ... Scruno (as Sammy Morrison)
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Benny (as Billy Benedict)
Stanley Clements ... Stash
Bobby Stone ... Dave
Minerva Urecal ... Hilda
Wheeler Oakman ... Tony
Peter Seal ... Bruno
Frank Moran ... Monk
Jack Mulhall ... Lieutenant
Bill Bates ... Sleepy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Depp ... John G. Elwood (uncredited)
Tom Herbert ... Park Central Plaza Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Robert F. Hill ... Minister at Wedding (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Wedding Usher (uncredited)
Kay Marvis ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Ray Miller ... Police Officer Mulligan (uncredited)
Blanche Payson ... Mrs. John G. Elwood (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard ... Flower Delivery Man (uncredited)
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Directed by
William Beaudine 
 
Writing credits
Kenneth Higgins (original screenplay)

Produced by
Jack Dietz .... producer
Sam Katzman .... producer
Barney A. Sarecky .... associate producer (as Barney Sarecky)
 
Original Music by
Edward J. Kay (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Mack Stengler (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carl Pierson 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Hammond .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Dave Milton .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Glen Glenn .... sound engineer
 
Music Department
Edward J. Kay .... musical director (as Edward Kay)
 
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Runtime:
67 min (DVD) | 65 min (copyright length)
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Certification:
UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #9178) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
This film would mark the final appearance of Ernest Morrison (Scruno) as an active member of the East Side Gang. Morrison would later appear in Follow the Leader (1944), but only in a flashback sequence using archive footage from Flying with Music (1942).See more »
Quotes:
Mugs:[reading the card on the wreath of flowers the boys brought in] 'We didn't mean to shoot you Louie, honest'. You stole a dead guy's flowers? Don't you know that sacrelilious? Put them back... hold it, I guess it wouldn't be any more sacrelilious to put them back after the ceremony.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Drink to Me Only with Thine EyesSee more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Bela Lugosi, Ava Garnder and the East Side Kids Are a Film Classic, 28 January 2003
Author: whpratt1 from United States

It is wrong to critize this film, it was a funny and enjoyable movie in the 1940's and it will remain a classic film in our libraries for many generations to come.

Bela Lugosi played a straight role as a Nazi, which he was proud of performing instead of his Horror roles. Ava Garnder received her first film credit and looked slim and trim and gave a great performance, the East Side Kids gave this film class all by itself, they are a talent to be long remembered.

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