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Hard Boiled Mahoney (1947)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 10 May 1947 (USA)
The Bowery Boys---Slip , Sach, Bobby, Gabe, Whitey, and Chuck---accidentally enter the detective business with the disappearance of a beautiful girl, Eleanor Williams, as their first case ... See full summary »

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(original screenplay) (as Cyril Endfield), (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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The Bowery Boys---Slip , Sach, Bobby, Gabe, Whitey, and Chuck---accidentally enter the detective business with the disappearance of a beautiful girl, Eleanor Williams, as their first case to solve. They are retained by Selena, who says she is the missing girl's sister. The disappearance is doubly puzzling because Eleanor has just learned that her long-lost husband, Tom Williams, is returning from South America. Slip and Company trace Eleanor to the apartment of Dr. Rolfe Carter, to whom she first went when Tom was reported missing three years earlier. Slip witnesses the doctor's murder, but does not know who fired the fatal shot. Slip and his friends learn that Dr. Carter was a pseudo-psychic, who was into blackmailing his clients. He is linked with syndicate-chief Armand. The latter, and his henchman, knowing that Slip has information regarding Carter's murder, set out to kill the boys. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The MADDEST Mystery in LAUGH History! THOSE BUGGY-BUDDIES ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF A LAUGH-WRACKED RIDDLE! See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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The sixth of 48 Bowery Boys movies. See more »

Quotes

Gabe 'Gabie': [going in without his glasses] I'll murder this guy if I can see him.
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Followed by Clipped Wings (1953) See more »

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Never seen a Bowery Boy movie? Start with this one.
4 April 1999 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This one moves along nicely and features a well thought out script. Everybody seems to have a reason for doing what they do and are not just put there at the convenience of the story. The scene at the radio show is a highlight of why these boys are so fondly remembered.


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