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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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Jack Eagan
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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 up to their phantom's in FUN! 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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Better than usual Bowery Boys **
4 August 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

GHOST CHASERS turns out to be a well-paced comedy, and a little better than usual. It involves Slip, Sach and the gang trying to expose a phony clairvoyant (or"clairvoyage," to quote the ever-prolific Leo Gorcey). Good fun all around, with some humorous assistance added courtesy of Bernard Gorcey (Leo's dad) as Louie Dumbrowski.

This is my favorite period for The Bowery Boys films (1946-1956), which was the point where they became all-out comedies. Unfortunately, as of this writing, there are no DVDs planned. Hopefully, Warner Bros. will put them out very soon.

**1/2 / ****


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