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Dig That Uranium (1955)

 |  Comedy  |  25 December 1955 (USA)
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The boys buy a uranium mine out west, but when they get there they find that it's pretty much worthless. However, the local badmen are distrustful of these new strangers, and when they ... See full summary »

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Mary Beth Hughes ...
Jeanette
Raymond Hatton ...
Hank 'Mac' McKenzie
Harry Lauter ...
Ron Haskell
Myron Healey ...
Joe Hody
Tom Keene ...
Frank Loomis (as Richard Powers)
Paul Fierro ...
Indian
David Gorcey ...
Chuck (as David Condon)
Benny Bartlett ...
Butch (as Bennie Bartlett)
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The boys buy a uranium mine out west, but when they get there they find that it's pretty much worthless. However, the local badmen are distrustful of these new strangers, and when they mistakenly get the impression that the mine is loaded with uranium, they hatch a scheme to get rid of the boys and take over the mine. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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THE TAME WEST GOES WILD WITH LAUGHTER!...When They Go Huntin' Uranium! See more »

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Wonderfully Entertaining
17 July 2008 | by (california) – See all my reviews

One of my favorites when it comes to the Bowery Boys Series...indeed it is poignant that this was Louie's last appearance as he died in a car accident.

The series would never be the same and neither would Slip; but Huntz Hall bravely soldiered on as he was an under-rated comedic talent.

This episode has a modern feel to it and a lot of things came together to make this one an entertaining piece in the BB canon.

CHARACTER ACTORS have a vital role here:Raymond Hatton shines and i like Myron Healey as the "heel"

Louie needs to be singled out as a terrific foil;he is diffused w\charm and feistiness !

It's breezy and just plain fun....


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