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Clancy Street Boys (1943)

Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family--including ... See full summary »

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William Beaudine

Writer:

Harvey Gates (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Leo Gorcey ... Ethelbert 'Mugs' McGinnis
Huntz Hall ... Glimpy Freedhoff
Bobby Jordan ... Danny
Noah Beery ... Pete Monahan
Amelita Ward ... Judy Monahan (as Lita Ward)
Benny Bartlett ... Benny
Rick Vallin ... George Mooney
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Butch - Cherry Street Leader (as Billy Benedict)
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Police Sgt. Flanagan (as J. Farrell McDonald)
Jan Rubini Jan Rubini ... Violinist - Nightclub Entertainer
Martha Wentworth ... Mrs. Molly McGinnis
Ernest Morrison ... Scruno (as Sammy Morrison)
Dick Chandlee Dick Chandlee ... Stash
Eddie Mills Eddie Mills ... Dave
George DeNormand ... Williams
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Storyline

Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family--including Glimpy as his sister, "Annabelle." Things turn sour, however, when a local mobster finds out about Muggs' deception and threatens to expose it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Anything goes, everything happens in the funniest hit the tenement terrors have ever made!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grand Street Boys See more »

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Budget:

$85,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

Eddie Mills's character name is "Dave" in the credits, but he's called by his actual name, "Eddie," in the heat of a fight. See more »

Quotes

Butch - Cherry Street Leader: It's okay, Flanagan, there ain't gonna be no rough stuff - not until we find Muggs anyway.
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Opening credits are depicted as clean clothes drying on an clothesline. See more »

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Follows Spooks Run Wild (1941) See more »

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One O'Clock Jump
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Clancy Street Boys was a more than enjoyable East Side Kids comedy
4 July 2015 | by tavmSee all my reviews

In a previous East Side Kids movie called 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge, Noah Beery Jr. played a former member of the gang. Here his father, Noah Beery Sr., plays an uncle (so to speak) of Muggs from Texas with his grown daughter in tow. In seems Muggs' mom had a late husband who exaggerated about how many children they had when he wrote to his friend. So guess who becomes the other 6 siblings of Muggs including one sister? Anyway, this was more of a comedy than drama though there's still somewhat of a thrilling finish of the latter. So on that note, Clancy Street Boys was a very enjoyable East Side Kids adventure. P.S. Since I always like to cite when a player of my favorite movie-It's a Wonderful Life-is in something else I review, here it's J. Farrell MacDonald as a police officer named Flanagan.


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