Saturday, November 30, 2013

Saturday Night at the Movies 11/30/13!

Who cares what picture we see?

Bernard Gorcey would - as long as we pay off our tab - so let's go with this one!

The Bowery Boys are not remembered as much as movie comedy teams like Abbott and Costello and The Three Stooges.

But these guys - led by Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall - kept their shtick going for something like 25 years - starting out as kids in Warner Bros crime pictures; proceeding through scads of 40's cheapie flicks mixing comedy with sappy melodrama, and finally settling in around the late 40's for another dozen years of cranking out four lowbrow comedy flicks a year. I love the Bowery Boys - and since their movies are usually pretty short anyway - let's make this a...

Saturday Night at the Movies Double Feature!

And here comes feature two:

This entry - already the 16th (!) Bowery Boys movie - gives you Alfred from the 1960's Batman series as the mad scientist and Glenn Strange as Atlas the Monster! Lost the trailer, so it was Spook Busters, but couldn't find its poster - so let's keep it as a mismatch - seems fitting for the Bowery Boys...

To give a little more on the series, here's a short clip from Turner Classic Movies:

I have about a quarter of the nearly 50 movies they did in a box set - the second volume is out which will take me to half when I add it to the video vault - and we could be watching any number of them whenever you felt like coming over - even tonight!

Until the next post, you Can Poke Me With A Fork, Cause I Am Outta Here!


  1. I can't believe I have seen none of the "Bowery Boy" films. I'd probably start with the monster one since it looks like fun Craig.

    1. They were easy to see when I was a kid - then they seemed to disappear for a long time - now they're finally and thankfully coming back!