About the film
dead end kids death of brother racketeer little tough guys
Release Date: December 18, 1942
|Slogan||:||«IT THRILLS! IT SOCKS! IT'S SWELL!»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Action, Comedy, Crime|
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures Corporation|
|Writers||:||Charles Grayson, Brenda Weisberg, Harold Tarshis, Henry Sucher, Lewis Amster|
Steve Bell, Tommy, Pig, Ape, and String are run of town. Steve, while hopping a freight card and trying to avoid the brakeman, is killed. The boys meet Steve's mother, Alice Bell and Tommy is given a job in the storage garage which she owns jointly with Mack Steward. Steve's brother Don Bell is working with some gangsters by tipping them off on valuable merchandise that can be hijacked. Pig, Ape and String overhear Don's plans to use Tommy as the fall guy in the next hijacking.