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Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)

This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Waldo Winchester
... Hortense Hathaway
Tony Azito ... Waiter
... Lovey Lou
... Crunch Sweeney
... The Brain
... Regret
... Red Henry
... Miss Missouri Martin
... Basil Valentine
... John Wangle
... Maud Milligan
... Busboy
... Feet Samuels
... Harriet MacKyle
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This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather live than die. In another story, Harriet's parrot is killed, and she has problems dealing with her loss. Then, there is a gambler, "Right", who has bloodhounds on his trail when he becomes a murder suspect. Finally, "The Brain" is bleeding profusely, and his friends search for a way to save his life through a blood transfusion. Written by Rachaela

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When Life Was Glittering, Glamorous... And Dangerous...

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3 November 1989 (USA)  »

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A Broadway vérszopói  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,872, 5 November 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$43,671
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This was the only directorial effort from Howard Brookner. He died of AIDS seven months before the film was released. The film was also re-cut by the studio and Walter Winchell-inspired narration was immediately added. See more »

Goofs

The film makes reference to famous police detective Dick Tracy, however the film is set in 1928 and the Dick Tracy comic wasn't released until 1931. See more »

Quotes

Harriet MacKyle: Kill him, Basil.
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Closing Dedication: For BRAD GOOCH See more »

Connections

Featured in Cinemadonna: Who's That Girl (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

The Mooch
Written by Duke Ellington & Irving Mills
©1928 Mills Music, Inc. Copyright renewed
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Mr. Rupp performed an excellent part with his contribution.Excellent production
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Mr. Rupp is a very a skilled and professional actor. I look forward to seeing Mr. Rupp's productions, and go out of my way to search for productions featuring Veryle Rupp. I hope to be able to see more of V. Rupp in the future. Mr. Rupp is the best new and upcoming actor that I have witnessed in quite some time. I am curious why the acting guild has not used his obvious talents more? Please see what you can do to show more of Mr. Rupp's talents in the very near future. Mr. Rupp is an obvious "Overlooked Diamond in the Rough". Mr. Rupp appears to have all of the Charm, and Good looks that any Actor possesses. Please keep me informed of any new productions which Mr. Rupp is part of and again I thank you for your assistance.


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