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Mr. Hex (1946)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Music | 7 December 1946 (USA)
Sach is given a post-hypnotic suggestion that turns him into a championship prizefighter.

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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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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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Trivia

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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Connections

Follows In Fast Company (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

One Star Kissed Night
Written by Lou Herscher (as Louis Herscher)
Sung by Gale Robbins (uncredited) at a nightclub
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Mesmerized Mauler Kayoes All Comers
15 December 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Our favorite gang of street yutes is back in this fifth Bowery Boys film. In this one, Sach (Huntz Hall) is turned into an unbeatable prizefighter by a hypnotist. The boys try to use Sach's newfound talent to win some contest money for a friend. Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, William Benedict, and David Gorcey are all fun but this is primarily a vehicle for Huntz Hall, whose silliness always manage to make me laugh. Also appearing in this one is series regular Bernard Gorcey as Louie (who apparently makes a great onion sandwich). Gabriel Dell returns as Gabe, whose membership in the gang is a matter of dispute at this point. He doesn't get involved in any of the funny shenanigans, instead playing the "hero" side character who gets the girl. So he's the Zeppo, basically, and just as interesting. Which is another way of saying he isn't interesting at all. No mention is made of Gabe's French wife from the last movie. In fact, in this one he's hung up on aspiring singer Gloria Robbins. For her part, Robbins is very pretty and sings a couple of forgettable torch songs. An interesting note for fans of the series: in this one, Sach's last name is said to be Sullivan. Later entries would tell us his full name is Horace Debussy 'Sach' Jones. Highlights include the hypnotism scene, those cute newspaper headlines, and Evil Eye Fagin. Fun movie.


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