Sach is given a post-hypnotic suggestion that turns him into a championship prizefighter.

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Cast

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Sach Sullivan
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Whitey (as Billy Benedict)
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Gloria Williams
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Bull Laguna (as Ben Weldon)
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Mr. Raymond, the Hypnotist
Sammy Cohen ...
'Evil-Eye' Fagin
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Louie
William Ruhl ...
Mob Leader
Danny Beck ...
Danny the Dip
Rita Lynn ...
Mazie
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Billy Butterworth
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Sach is given a post-hypnotic suggestion that turns him into a championship prizefighter.

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THE KID'S GOT HEX-APPEAL...He's hypnotic and she's exotic! There's bedlam in the Bowery as Leo and his rough-house rascals get all hex-cited about a beautiful gal and a heckling hypnotist! See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Music | Sport

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Passed | See all certifications »
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7 December 1946 (USA)  »

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Hex Marks the Spot  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The fifth of 48 Bowery Boys movies. See more »

Goofs

During the final fight scene, Bobby and Whitey leave the ring corner to get a camera to stop Evil-Eye Fagin from counter acting the spell on Sach. The one scene shows the both of them with the photographer. The next scene shows Bobby back at the ring side trying to locate a missing/stolen coin and then the next scene shows Bobby back with the camera with Evil Eye Fagin. See more »

Quotes

Sach Sullivan: When it comes to fighting, I'm a lover. I'm a pessimist!
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Followed by Jail Busters (1955) See more »

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One Star Kissed Night
Written by Lou Herscher (as Louis Herscher)
Sung by Gale Robbins (uncredited) at a nightclub
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Keep in mind, I'm a fan of the boys.
18 May 2000 | by (Cleveland, OH) – See all my reviews

The Bowery Boys star in one of their earlier entries. In this one, the gang taps into the power of hypnotism in order to earn enough dough to help out a damsel in distress. Slip (Leo Gorcey) hypnotizes Sach (Huntz Hall) in order to give him the strength and stamina to win a local boxing tournament that has a prize of $2500. Bad guys hit the scene, of course, and bring in a ringer, as well as a bug-eyed hexer, Mr. Hex, who will sit ringside and jinx Sach with the evil eye. The quality is a bit better, being one of their earlier efforts, and a few laughs are had, especially once Mr. Hex comes on the scene. Of course, Bowery Boys fans will enjoy it more than others.


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