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'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 20 November 1942 (USA)
The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Director:

Wallace Fox

Writers:

Harvey Gates (original story), Harvey Gates (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ... Mugs McGinnis
Bobby Jordan ... Danny
Huntz Hall ... Glimpy
Gabriel Dell ... Skid
Noah Beery Jr. ... Butch
Marc Lawrence ... McGaffey
Ann Gillis ... Sylvia (as Anne Gillis)
Dave O'Brien ... Sgt. Lyons
Ernest Morrison ... Scruno (as Sunshine Sammy Morrison)
Stanley Clements ... Stash
Bobby Stone Bobby Stone ... Skinny
Jack Raymond Jack Raymond ... Sniffy
Betty Wells ... Dancer
Dewey Robinson ... Captain
Patsy Moran ... Mrs. Glimpy
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The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real killer. The killer, however, used a baseball bat as his murder weapon, and the bat has the fingerprints of one of the gang on it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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PATHOS! ACTION! LAUGHS! - THE EAST SIDE KIDS AT THEIR BEST ! (original one-sheet poster - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | War

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Jordan In A Jackpot
27 June 2011 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Neath Brooklyn Bridge finds the East Side Kids helping a young girl played by Ann Gillis who is being beaten on by her stepfather Bud Osborne. Leo Gorcey uses the leg of a table to knock him out. Later on Osborne turns up dead and Bobby Jordan who came back for a change of clothes gets himself in a jackpot being found with the dead Osborne.

It's up to the kids on the East Side to help their pal out. The only witness to the crime is J. Arthur Young who is Gillis's grandfather and he's paralyzed and unable to speak and is in a wheelchair.

It's the Navy in the form of former gang member Noah Beery, Jr. who comes to the rescue of all concerned. The fact that Young is also a former sailor helps a great deal in cracking the case and bringing justice to all concerned.

Also in the cast is perennial movie heavy Marc Lawrence and henchman Gabriel Dell. Lawrence is a pretty crafty villain and his downfall comes from leaving a loose end at the scene of the homicide, namely a witness he thinks can't say anything.

This East Side Kids film runs at a nice pace without a let up in any of the action. One of their better films for Monogram.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brooklyn Bridge See more »

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1.37 : 1
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