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The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters (1954)

Approved | | Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 6 June 1954 (USA)
Slip, Sach and the rest of the Bowery Boys enter a haunted house, where they engage in slapstick with the Gravesend Family which has one Creepy Butler, 2 Mad Scientists a crazy old woman with a Man eating Plant a Savage Gorilla, an 8 foot tall Robot and a Vampiress.

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Anton Gravesend
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Amelia Gravesend
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Dr. Derek Gravesend
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Francine Gravesend
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Grissom
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Butch (as Bennie Bartlett)
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Slip, Sach and the rest of the Bowery Boys enter a haunted house, where they engage in slapstick with the Gravesend Family which has one Creepy Butler, 2 Mad Scientists a crazy old woman with a Man eating Plant a Savage Gorilla, an 8 foot tall Robot and a Vampiress.

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SCARIEST, SCREWIEST LAUGH RIOT IN MONSTER HISTORY! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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Horror | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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6 June 1954 (USA)  »

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Os Anjos e os Monstros  »

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The 34th of 48 Bowery Boys movies. See more »

Quotes

Terence Aloysius 'Slip' Mahoney: [into the microphone] Calling all police cars, or calling any kind of car. There's a big monkey here in the Gravesend mansion! Over! Over! Before I'm under!
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Follows No Holds Barred (1952) See more »

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Slapstick farce is strictly for Bowery Boys fans...
30 October 2010 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The slapstick is so overdone in this Bowery Boys tribute to fright flicks that there's something happening at slam bang speed in almost every frame of THE BOWERY BOYS MEET THE MONSTERS.

The non-stop shenanigans gets the usual boost from LEO GORCEY and HUNTZ HALL, busy slapping each other around in the tradition of The Three Stooges as they encounter some spirited spooks in the care of Dr. Gravesend (JOHN DEHNER).

ELLEN CORBY (the grandma from The Daltons) is on hand as a feather-brained Mrs. Gravesend devoted to her man-eating plant with designs on getting its tree-like limbs around Huntz Hall or Leo Gorcey.

It's a broad farce, played for laughs by the entire cast, including JOHN DEHNER and LLOYD CORRIGAN as his fellow scientist, but all of the gags are recycled from either Abbot and Costello movies or The Three Stooges. The only new twist is that the monsters aren't the creatures you might expect them to be--and for that, you have to see the film.

Recommended mainly for those Bowery Boys fans who can't get enough of their silly hijinks.


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