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Ghost Chasers (1951)

 -  Comedy  -  29 April 1951 (USA)
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A ghost helps the Bowery Boys capture a gang of crooks led by a mad doctor.

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Lloyd Corrigan ...
Edgar Alden Franklin Smith
Lela Bliss ...
Margo the Medium
Philip Van Zandt ...
Dr. Basil Granville
Bernard Gorcey ...
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Whitey (as Billy Benedict)
Robert Coogan ...
Jack Eagan
Buddy Gorman ...
David Gorcey ...
Jan Kayne ...
Cynthia
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Mrs. Parelli
Marshall Bradford ...
Prof. Krantz
Michael Ross ...
Gus
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A ghost helps the Bowery Boys capture a gang of crooks led by a mad doctor.

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They're HAINT-HAPPY...and SPOOK-SLAPPY! See more »

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

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Horace Debussy 'Sach' Jones: I got a lighter but it's outta fluid.
Terence Aloysius 'Slip' Mahoney: I think your head is outta fluid.
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Follows Angels in Disguise (1949) See more »

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How Now Brown Cow
1 October 2010 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

The boys get mixed up with a gang of phony spiritualists, at the same time Sach gets some special help.

What a hoot when Slip gives elocution lessons "how now brown cow" to coarse-talking Cynthia (Kayne). That's like Attila the Hun giving nice-nice lessons to Ghengis Khan. The pace really picks up once the boys invade Margo the phony Medium's house. Along the way, Sach picks up an impish ghost Edgar (Corrigan) that only he can see. It's a funny schtick since Edgar does all kinds of magic that confounds the disbelieving gang. Then too, catch that fractured Shakespeare Sach starts speaking after listening to the high-brow Edgar. Corrigan and Hall really work well together and Hall is livelier than in many of the other entries.

In fact, there are several centers of comedy, including Slip and the gang, and pint-sized Louie (B. Gorcey) doing his midget brand. And I hope they paid the boys extra for holding those frozen poses as well as they did, especially when they get lifted up. Also, I like the way Edgar "breaks character" and talks to the audience. Here, it's a rather charming touch. Of course, no one expects high-brow humor from these grade school drop-outs, but this entry is more imaginative and livelier than most.


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