The crooked manager of a taxicab company is out to drive the independent owners/drivers out of business through various tactics such as sabotage, beatings and intimidation. But he crosses ...
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Slip gets fired from his job at a construction company for decking his boss. His sister, who got him a job at the company, is angry with him. Slip manages to get a job with the District ... See full summary »
Slip and Sach are working for a local newspaper as a reporter and photographer, respectively. Slip wants to get the goods on a local gambling ring that is fixing sporting events, so he and ... See full summary »
While Louie is on vacation, the boys turn The Sweet Shop into an escort service, and soon find a group of beautiful girls as their first clients. What they don't know, however, is that the ... See full summary »
The Bowery Boys--Slip, Sach, Bobby, Whitey & Chuck--start their own exterminating service, and get a job which takes them to a spooky old abandoned mansion in the middle of the night. ... See full summary »
When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a trance whereby he's able to predict the future. Slip tries to make some money off of Sach by using him as a fortune teller in a carnival, until... See full summary »
Slip, Sach and the rest of the Bowery Boys enter a haunted house, where they engage in slapstick with the Gravesend Family which has one Creepy Butler, 2 Mad Scientists a crazy old woman with a Man eating Plant a Savage Gorilla, an 8 foot tall Robot and a Vampiress.
The crooked manager of a taxicab company is out to drive the independent owners/drivers out of business through various tactics such as sabotage, beatings and intimidation. But he crosses paths with "Slip" Mahoney, who is driving an independent cab as a favor, and the rest of the 'Bowery Boys," and this does not bode well for the crook and his henchmen. Written by
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In Fast Company finds the Bowery Boys involved in taxi wars as the big Ponderosa outfit of the NYC cab companies managed by Douglas Fowley is trying all kinds of intimidation tactics to push the independent owner operators out of business. One of those independents is banged up pretty bad so the local priest Charles D. Brown prevails upon Leo Gorcey to pinch hit. Well when you get Gorcey you get the rest of the Bowery Boys bringing whatever skills they have to bear on the situation.
This film is a nice combination of Bowery Boy hijinks and a bit of pathos as brought by Mary Gordon, wife of the injured cab owner. That woman besides playing Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series played more sweet Irish moms in film than anyone else by far. Yet you can hear her Scot's speech pattern loud and clear.
There are three other women who get substantial roles here, unusual for a Bowery Boy film. Jane Randolph as the daughter of the real owner of the cab company that Fowley is running for his own benefit, Marjorie Woodworth a glamorous dame who leads Gorcey down the path to a severe beating and Judy Clark niece of Bernard Gorcey who Leo Gorcey keeps standing up for a date. And yet Louie Dumbrowski let those kids hang out in his Sweet Shop.
Bowery Boy fans should like this one.
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