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Zombies on Broadway (1945)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Horror  -  1 May 1945 (USA)
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Two bumbling press agents must search for a zombie to fulfill a commitment to their ex-gangster boss's new nightclub or face the consequences.

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Jean La Danse
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Ace Miller
Frank Jenks ...
Gus
Russell Hopton ...
Benny
Joseph Vitale ...
Joseph
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Prof. Hopkins
Louis Jean Heydt ...
Douglas Walker
Darby Jones ...
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Storyline

Two inept press agents are ordered to the island of San Sebastian to get a zombie for an opening night publicity stunt of a nightclub. They find a likely source in Dr. Paul Renault, who has spent much time studying (and experimenting) on the subject, but Renault has other ideas. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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they're STALKING WALKING DEAD MEN... and it's a SCREAM! See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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1 May 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loonies on Broadway  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Sir Lancelot and Darby Jones virtually repeated the same roles they had created in RKO's very successful 1943 venture, "I Walked with a Zombie." See more »

Quotes

Gus: I got an idea, boss.
Ace Miller: Brother, I need an idea to get out of this jam.
Gus: The cops find these two guys' bodies with a note pinned on 'em sayin' they committed suicide on account of they were so ashamed because they couldn't deliver a real zombie.
Ace Miller: Hey, that's a possibility!
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When I was young
31 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This kind of movie just doesn't exist in history books anymore. When I was young and went to the "movie theater", ate Turkish taffy till I pulled a tooth, this kind of movie made me happy. I loved the silliness even when I was small. Today, I fear, not much happiness leaves the theater these days, only sophistication. Until this film was ran on TCM, I forgot about how much I liked the actors, Walley Brown, Alan Carney, Bela and Anne Jefferys. I believe Anne could still make it today in movies, 61 years after this film was made. If you love cinema that was actually made, but not PC, this is a funny film. I guess you can sum it up..I like ALL the actors. Hey, but then again, I guess little today about American history is PC today. Wish I could buy it.


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