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Tough As They Come (1942)

The 'Little Tough Guys' are working as collectors for a finance company, when they discover the company's illegal activities.

Director:

William Nigh

Writers:

Lewis Amster (story), Albert Bein (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Billy Halop ... Tommy Clark
Paul Kelly ... Dan Stevens
Helen Parrish ... Ann Wilson
Ann Gillis ... Frankie Taylor
Huntz Hall ... Pig - aka Albert
Bernard Punsly ... Ape
Gabriel Dell ... String
Virginia Brissac ... Mrs. Clark
John Gallaudet ... Mike Taylor
Gisela Werbisek Gisela Werbisek ... Mrs. Polashek (as Giselle Werbiseck)
Jimmy Butler ... Gene Bennett (as Jimmie Butler)
John Eldredge ... Rogers
Theresa Harris ... Bessie Mae
Clarence Muse ... Eddie
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Storyline

This entry in Universal's "Dead End Kids and Little Tough Guys" series is minus "The Little Tough Guys" and has only four members of "The Dead End Kids" gang. Consequently, "The Little Tough Guys" are not working for a finance company,and, for that matter, neither are the "Dead End Kids" as a group. Tommy Clark is the only one of the group that includes Pig, aka Albert , Ape and String, gainfully employed in any manner and he is working for a crooked finance company that charges the borrowers 36% interest (compounded) and more, and is constantly repossessing radios, furniture, taxi cabs and anything else the poor people of the slums buy on time payments. Tommy, who went to work for the company because the job paid more than a trainee's job he was offered in the District Attorney's office, finally sees the light and turns "stolen" evidence from the finance company over to the D.A's office. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

The Gang Takes Over the Law


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuertes y valientes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Follows Code of the Streets (1939) See more »

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