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Fighting Fools (1949)

 -  Drama | Comedy  -  17 March 1949 (USA)
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The gang teams up with a fighter to break up a fight-fixing racket.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ...
Huntz Hall ...
Gabriel Dell ...
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Johnny Higgins
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Blinky Harris
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Whitey (as Billy Benedict)
David Gorcey ...
Benny Bartlett ...
Bert Conway ...
Dynamite Carson, the Champ
Evelyn Eaton ...
Bunny Talbot (as Evelynn Eaton)
Bernard Gorcey ...
Teddy Infuhr ...
Boomer Higgins
Ben Welden ...
Lefty Conlin
Dorothy Vaughan ...
Mrs. Higgins
Sam Hayes ...
Bill Rader, Sportscaster
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The gang teams up with a fighter to break up a fight-fixing racket.

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The thirteenth of forty-eight Bowery Boys movies. See more »

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Louie: [trying to explain the noise upstairs from the boxing training] Plumbers trying to fix the roof. Might be 30 plumbers, you never can tell.
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Followed by Bowery to Bagdad (1955) See more »

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The Bowery Boys Get Frankie Darro Back in the Ring
6 June 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

"The Bowery Boys" are hanging around the ring again, with chief Leo Gorcey (as Slip Mahoney) passing out boxing programs. Hot dog vendor Huntz Hall (as Sach), ice cream dispenser William "Billy" Benedict (as Whitey), ice cold drink holder David Gorcey (as Chuck), and popcorn salesman Benny "Bennie" Bartlett (as Butch) are also on hand. The plot involves Gorcey and the gang helping semi-regular Frankie Darro (as Johnny Higgins) crawl out of the gutter and back into the boxing ring, after his star brother suffers a terminal knockout.

With its recycling plot and characters, "Fighting Fools" is comfortable if not special. Mr. Darro does nicely with an uncommon (by this time) amount of story focus and screen time. Director Reginald Le Borg did very well with his short stint guiding the Bowery series; his just released "Trouble Makers" was good, and the forthcoming "Hold That Baby!" would be even better.

***** Fighting Fools (3/17/49) Reginald Le Borg ~ Frankie Darro, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Teddy Infuhr


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