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Mr. Hex (1946)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ...
Huntz Hall ...
Sach Sullivan
Bobby Jordan ...
Gabriel Dell ...
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Whitey (as Billy Benedict)
David Gorcey ...
Gale Robbins ...
Gloria Williams
Ben Welden ...
Bull Laguna (as Ben Weldon)
Ian Keith ...
Mr. Raymond, the Hypnotist
Sammy Cohen ...
'Evil-Eye' Fagin
Bernard Gorcey ...
Louie
William Ruhl ...
Mob Leader
Danny Beck ...
Danny the Dip
Rita Lynn ...
...
Billy Butterworth
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Storyline

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

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Taglines:

IT'S A BATTLE OF THE HEXES! They're fighting the EVIL EYE! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Music | Sport

Certificate:

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

Also Known As:

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 story for this Bowery Boys entry was written by Jan Grippo, who was Leo Gorcey's agent and became his producing partner for the Bowery Boys films. This was the only story by Grippo to be produced. 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 »

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Followed by Feudin' Fools (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

A Love Song to Remember
Written by Lou Herscher (as Louis Herscher)
Sung by Gale Robbins (uncredited)
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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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