Sach acquires super strenth through a magic spell, which the boys attempt to cash in on by turning him into a professional wrestler.

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Sach acquires super strenth through a magic spell, which the boys attempt to cash in on by turning him into a professional wrestler.

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"We? Ain't you usin' the objectionable voib?"
17 September 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Slip discovers Sach has a hard head that feels no pain so he decides to make him a professional wrestler. The twenty-eighth Bowery Boys film is an enjoyable one. The plot's nothing special but the boys are having a good time and it shows. Leo Gorcey's throwing malapropisms around and Huntz Hall is rubberfacing and doing physical bits of business. The wrestling scenes are fun to watch. Bernard Gorcey as Louie is great as usual. David Gorcey and Bennie Bartlett round out the rest of the gang. Neither gets much to do but prop up the scenery. Marjorie Reynolds is one of the prettier 'pretty girls' the series had; there always seemed to be one in each movie. Nice pace and some funny lines and gags. It doesn't reinvent comedy but it is entertaining.


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