Lucky Losers is a 1950 comedy film starring The Bowery Boys. The film was released on May 14, 1950 by Monogram Pictures and is the eighteenth film in the series. It had the working title of High Stakes.
|Directed by||William Beaudine|
|Produced by||Jan Grippo|
|Written by||Charles Marion|
|Music by||Edward J. Kay|
|Edited by||William Austin|
|Distributed by||Monogram Pictures|
Slip and Sach's boss, David J. Thurston, has allegedly committed suicide. Slip finds a book of matches with the name of a local nightclub on his boss' desk and finds out from Gabe that a gambling casino is being run out of it. Slip comes to the conclusion that the club had something to do with his boss' death and sets out to find his murderer.
The boys get jobs at the club and Louie poses as a rich cattlemen as they gather the information to convict the murderers.
The Bowery BoysEdit
- Leo Gorcey as Terrance Aloysius 'Slip' Mahoney
- Huntz Hall as Horace Debussy 'Sach' Jones
- William Benedict as Whitey
- David Gorcey as Chuck
- Buddy Gorman as Butch
Producer Jan Grippo was a professional magician brought to Hollywood to teach Veronica Lake to be convincing doing card tricks in This Gun for Hire. He later became Leo Gorcey's agent and produced the Bowery Boys series. He performed the card and dice tricks seen in the film.
- p.339 Marshall, Wendy L. William Beaudine: From Silents to Television Scarecrow Press, 2005
- pp.98-99 Lenburg, Jeff Peekaboo: The Story of Veronica Lake iUniverse, 2001
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