Stars: 5 / 5
Recommendation: Filled with humor and mystery, turn on to a Bowery Boys movie and I guarantee you that you will get into a better mood immediately.
In a recent book that read, The Island of Love Sequined Nun, the protagonist thought that one of the characters, Vincent, sounded like someone from Bowery Boys movies. At that time I didn’t have any inclination to watch those movies. However, a happenstance on TCM a couple of their movies. Here are my thoughts on them.
The Bowery Boys are fictional characters from New York, portrayed by various actors from a New York company. A total of forty eight films were released in the series starting with Live Wires in 1946 ending with In The Money in 1958. The Bowery Boys were spin-offs from the The East Side Kids movie series by Monogram Pictures that aired from 1940 thru 1945. Until Jalopy, all the Bowery Boys movies were released under Monogram Pictures.( Collapse )