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News Hounds (1947)

Approved | | Comedy | 13 September 1947 (USA)
Slip and Sach are working for a local newspaper as a reporter and photographer, respectively. Slip wants to get the goods on a local gambling ring that is fixing sporting events, so he and ... See full summary »

Director:

William Beaudine

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Edmond Seward (screenplay), Tim Ryan (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Gorcey ... Terence J. Montgomery 'Slip' Mahoney
Huntz Hall ... Horace Debussy 'Sach' Jones
Bobby Jordan ... Bobby
Gabriel Dell ... Gabe
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Whitey (as Billy Benedict)
David Gorcey ... Chuck
Christine McIntyre ... Jane P. Connelly
Tim Ryan Tim Ryan ... John 'Bullfrog' Burke
Anthony Caruso ... Dapper Dan Greco
Bill Kennedy ... Mark Morgan
Ralph Dunn ... 'Dutch' Miller
Nita Bieber Nita Bieber ... Mame
John Hamilton ... Timothy X. 'Big Tim' Donlin
Terry Goodman Terry Goodman ... Little Boy
Robert Emmett Keane ... Mack Snide
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Storyline

Slip and Sach are working for a local newspaper as a reporter and photographer, respectively. Slip wants to get the goods on a local gambling ring that is fixing sporting events, so he and Sach go undercover to expose the ring. Unfortunately, their eagerness has unforeseen consequences when the leader of the criminal gang slaps a $4-million libel suit on the newspaper. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Newshounds See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monogram Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The seventh of 48 Bowery Boys movies. See more »

Quotes

Terence J. Montgomery 'Slip' Mahoney: Sach is what might be classed as a very demonstrative boy. Also slightly psychiatrical.
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Followed by Dig That Uranium (1955) See more »

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The Tell Tale Picture
17 April 2010 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

As the title News Hounds would indicate this Bowery Boys feature is about the fourth estate as Leo Gorcey gets a job as a junior reporter. Junior that is to regular reporter Bill Kennedy who is on the trail of a story about the mob muscling in on boxing. A story that's as old as time, but still occurs with depressing regularity.

But Gorcey might just have the goods on the mob this time as a respectable citizen played by John Hamilton is caught with a picture with mobster Anthony Caruso. Huntz Hall does the picture snapping, but in the usual manner of Bowery Boy efficiency he loses the camera. The picture becomes the object of everyone's search including the law.

News Hounds is a good feature from the Bowery Boys series. One thing I can't understand is given Leo Gorcey's command of the English language who would hire him at any job where writing skills are required?

Or am I being petty?


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