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Blues Busters (1950)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical  |  29 October 1950 (USA)
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After undergoing a throat operation, Sach discovers that he now possesses a beautiful singing voice. Slip and the gang try to figure out ways to make money off of it.

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Lola Stanton
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Rick Martin
Phyllis Coates ...
Sally Dolan
Bernard Gorcey ...
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Whitey (as William Benedict)
Buddy Gorman ...
David Gorcey ...
Paul Bryar ...
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Matty King ...
Joe Ricco
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Teddy Davis (as William Vincent)
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After undergoing a throat operation, Sach discovers that he now possesses a beautiful singing voice. Slip and the gang try to figure out ways to make money off of it.

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6 GREAT SONGS (original ad - all caps) See more »

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Bowery Thrush  »

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Gabriel Dell's final film with The Bowery Boys. See more »

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Follows Bowery Buckaroos (1947) See more »

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Wasn't It You?
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Written by Ben Raleigh and Bernie Wayne
Played on a radio and sung by Huntz Hall (dubbed by John Laurenz)
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A Simple Jerk of Fate
21 June 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

After a tonsillectomy, hyper-maniac Huntz Hall (as Horace DeBussy "Sach" Jones) begins crooning like Bing Crosby (a fine dubbing imitation, by John Lorenz). Enterprising Leo Gorcey (as "Slip" Mahoney) turns the ageing youngsters' "Sweet Shop" hang-out into "Bowery Palace" with help from piano playing pal Gabriel Dell (as Gabe Moreno) and "Bowery Boys" William "Billy" Benedict (as Whitey), Buddy Gorman (as Butch), and David Gorcey (as Chuck); there, Mr. Hall becomes singing sensation "The Bowery Thrush". Alas, criminally-minded rivals want a piece of the action…

Formulaic to a fault, with highlights being sweet 'n' sexy guest stars, like Phyllis Coates (as Sally Dolan) and Adele Jergens (as Lola Stanton). Note, "Blues Busters" features the last appearance of Mr. Dell, an original "Dead End" kid, in the Bowery series.

**** Blues Busters (10/29/50) William Beaudine ~ Huntz Hall, Leo Gorcey, Gabriel Dell, Phyllis Coates


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