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No Holds Barred (1952)

 -  Comedy  -  23 November 1952 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ...
Huntz Hall ...
Marjorie Reynolds ...
Rhonda Nelson
Bernard Gorcey ...
Leonard Penn ...
Pete Taylor
Henry Kulky ...
Mike the Mauler
Hombre Montana ...
Himself (Wrestler)
David Gorcey ...
Chuck (as David Condon)
Benny Bartlett ...
Butch (as Bennie Bartlett)
Sandra Gould ...
Tim Ryan ...
Mr. Hunter
Lisa Wilson ...
Murray Alper ...
Barbara Gray ...
Gertie Smith
Leo 'Ukie' Sherin ...


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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bowery boys | wrestling







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23 November 1952 (USA)  »

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Stranglehold  »

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Follows Fighting Fools (1949) See more »

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Where Oh Where Has My Power Gone?
16 October 2010 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

No Holds Barred finds the Bowery Boys involved in the wrestling game when a magic spell gives Huntz Hall a kind of reverse Achilles situation. Instead of only one spot on his body being vulnerable, Hall has one spot of invulnerability. The only problem is that it periodically relocates without any warning.

With Leo Gorcey managing Hall and the ever exasperated Bernard Gorcey allowing them to use Louie's Sweet Shop as a training gym, one Horace DeBussy Jones becomes heavyweight champion of the world. But the forces of evil want to bring him down.

Visiting from the Life Of Riley are Marjorie Reynolds who tries to vamp the secret of his success out of Huntz Hall and Henry Kulky who trains him in some basic wrestling maneuvers.

Where does the power end up, literally in the end.

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