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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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ...
Huntz Hall ...
Bobby Jordan ...
Gabriel Dell ...
Gabe
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Whitey (as Billy Benedict)
David Gorcey ...
Christine McIntyre ...
Jane P. Connelly
Tim Ryan ...
John 'Bullfrog' Burke
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Dapper Dan Greco
Bill Kennedy ...
Mark Morgan
Ralph Dunn ...
'Dutch' Miller
Nita Bieber ...
Mame
John Hamilton ...
Timothy X. 'Big Tim' Donlin
Terry Goodman ...
Little Boy
Robert Emmett Keane ...
Mack Snide
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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 Sach go undercover to expose the ring. Unfortunately, their eagerness has unforeseen consequences when the leader of the criminal gang slaps a $4-million libel suit on the newspaper. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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13 September 1947 (USA)  »

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21 April 2010 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

News Hounds (1947)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Slip (Leo Gorcey) and Sach (Huntz Hall) find themselves working at a newspaper where they're helping another reporter trying to crack down on a sports fixing ring. The dumb duo end up getting a libel suit against the newspaper so they then must try and get an important photo to back up their story, which ties an important man to some gangsters. This seventh film in the series is certainly a step up from the previous few films due in large part to a better than average story. The movie isn't a complete screwball comedy as we do get some minor drama added in but what laughs are here are quite good. The story is the real key and what surprised me most was that they obviously put some thought into it because the plot dealing with them trying to get the goods on the bad guys was well drawn out. I thought the story also managed to cover the drama of having some goons going after the media pretty well. With that said, you do have to wonder how Slip or Sach got hired in the first place but this here would be putting too much thought into the story. We get a couple very good gags along the way including a hilarious sequence where the two idiots find themselves in a room with the real gangsters and they don't know it. The funny facial gestures from Gorcey really adds to this scene and Hall too comes off pretty good. The supporting cast of Bowery Boys are pretty much wasted, although Bobby Jordan does get a few more minutes on screen here. Bill Kennedy does a nice job as the real reporter and Ralph Dunn, Tim Ryan and Anthony Caruso are good as the thugs. There are still some pretty bad moments here including a really bad sequence where Sach is "blinded" by a kid picking on him. This entire scene doesn't contain a single laugh and actually comes off pretty embarrassing. With that said, the writing makes this entry better than you'd expect for fans of the series.


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