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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 30, 1999|
|Born:||August 15, 1919||Cause of Death:||cardiac disease|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A black comedy about cannibalism.
Teri Marshall's boyfriend was assigned to deliver "Cyclone," a top-secret, armored motorcycle with rocket launchers and laser guns, to the U.S. military. After he is killed by enemy agents,Teri finds a video he made for her explaining how the bike works and where it needs to be delivered. Teri brave
Diminutive Danny DeVito, as both actor and director, skewers television, the ratings system, big business and anything else that gets in the way in this first movie-for-television made for The Movie Channel, playing New Jersey trucking magnate Vic DeSalvo, who breaks into television by having the worst idea ever to come down the pike accepted by a disgruntled, just-fired TV progamming chief. The neophyte''s script becomes the biggest hit in television history and Vic DeSalvo becomes the industry''s darling.
Since a new, modern gas station opened across the street from his old-fashioned one, Uncle Joe's business has fallen off. Joe's sexy niece and three of her friends come to help him out by working at the station in skimpy outfits and disco dancing in the garage, attracting custormers and distracting
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
A spunky widow uses her magical Volkswagen to fight off a corrupt land developer.
An escape artist and his sidekick/assistant attempt to rescue a kidnapped scientist and thwart a dastardly plan to rule the world in this unsuccessful pilot to a proposed series.
A rock band tours to Albania to rescue kidnapped American stars.
The Bowery Boys escort a diamond concealing poodle on a cruise.
The Bowery Boys'''' leader sells his soul to the devil for help betting on the horses.
The Bowery Boys go after crooks hiding in a haunted house.
The Bowery Boys'''' leader recalls his days as a World War II spy in Arabia.
Hypnotism sends the Bowery Boys to battle pirates in the 17th century.
The Bowery Boys battle crooks for control of a uranium mind out West.
When an electric shock turns one of them into a psychic, the Bowery Boys invade Las Vegas.
The Bowery Boys try to make their name as crime photographers.
The Bowery Boys get jobs as sitters for a temperamental child star.
The Bowery Boys unleash an Arabian nightmare when they find Alladin's magic lamp.
When one of them is mistaken for a society heir, the Bowery Boys move up in the world.
The Bowery Boys help a reporter who was beaten up during an undercover investigation at a local prison.
The Bowery Boys get mixed up with an exiled king and a murderous band of spies.
The Bowery Boys go diamond hunting in Africa.
When one of the Bowery Boys impersonates a missing French professor, the group ends up battling spies.
The Bowery Boys battle a family of mad scientists.
The Bowery Boys join the air force and almost turn it into a fly-by-night organization.
The Bowery Boys open a detective agency when one of them develops mind-reading talents.
The Bowery Boys enter an auto race when one of them invents a new super gas.
The Bowery Boys take on British crooks when one of them thinks he''''s inherited a title.
When they''''re drafted, the Bowery Boys set out to solve a murder.
The Bowery Boys crash college when one of them lands on the football team.
The Bowery Boys get caught in a hillbilly feud when one of them inherits a Kentucky farm.
The Bowery Boys enter the wrestling world when one of them develops superhuman powers.
The Bowery Boys take on a fake medium.
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
The Bowery Boys join the Army to catch a spy ring.
The Bowery Boys get mixed up with a race horse and the gambling racket.
The Bowery Boys open a night club when a tonsillectomy turns one of them into a singing star.
The Bowery Boys get into the escort service and get mixed up with crooks.
When they''''re framed for a robbery, the Bowery Boys investigate the case from behind bars.
The Bowery Boys almost strike it rich when they break into the stock market.
The Bowery Boys go undercover to expose a gang.
The Bowery Boys pose as bellhops to solve a murder.
The Bowery Boys takes on a mad scientist when one of them develops the ability to predict the future.
The Bowery Boys discover a lost baby they think is heir to a fortune.
The Bowery Boys help a boxer break up a fight-fixing gang.
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster''''s loot-and the mob out to get it back.
An ex-con cousin of one of the Bowery Boys gets them into trouble with the law.
The Bowery Boys take on a gang of German smugglers.
When they get newspaper jobs, the Bowery Boys take on a sport-fixing mob.
The Bowery Boys head west and land themselves in hot water.
The Bowery Boys try to expose a phony fortune-teller.
A platoon of American soldiers captures an Italian farmhouse.
A hypnotist turns one of the Bowery Boys into a championship boxer.
The Bowery Boys tackle gangsters to clear one of their own from a bogus robbery charge.
When they set themselves up as ghost hunters, the Bowery Boys tangle with a mad scientist.
In their first film, the Bowery Boys tackle gangsters.
The Bowery Boys get wrapped up in a taxi war.
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
After having been framed by gamblers, Muggs is barred from riding in horse races. Snce he can no longer race, he takes up a collection so Ma Brown, who owns the horses won't have her stable foreclosed on. However, one of the gamblers involved in the frame falls for Ma Brwn's daughter, and decides to come clean and confess to the police about the frame. The other gamblers hear about it and set out to shut him up and discredit Muggs and Ma Brown once and for all.
Glimpy finds a necklace next to a dead body in an alley. His discovery leads to the gang getting mixed up in murder, intrigue involving a European royal family, and a killer who is after the necklace that Muggs has and will stop at nothing to get it.
After they get home from the army, Muggs and Glimpy learn that Danny has been jailed in connection with a warehouse robbery. Knowing that he couldn't have done it, they set out to discover the real robbers. Suspicion falls upon Spider, a new member of the gang whom Muggs has taken a dislike to.
The East Side Kids set out to reform a rich boy and round up a gang of punks.
Copy boys Muggs and Glimpy investigate a murder. They locate the ex-wife of the murdered man and become convinced she is innocent. They hide her from the police while they investigate.
A small-time tough enlists his gang mates to impress a visiting uncle.
A gang of street toughs take on Nazi spies.
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
A boxer is kidnapped by gamblers to keep him out of a big fight.
The third of Universal's three serials headlining the Dead End Kids and Little Tough Guys (preceded by "Junior G-Men" and "Sea Raiders") is the 55th of Universal's sound-era serials (followed "Gang Busters" and ahead of "Overland Mail") and is the last 12-chapter serial (despite some source that lists it as 13 chapters) released by Universal; "Overland Mail" had 15 episodes while the remaining 13 serials released by Universal Pictures (none of which were ever distributed to theatres by MCA/Universal which didn't exist in the years that Universal produced serials) were all 13 episodes. This one finds the gang, Billy "Ace" Holden (Billy Halop), "Bolts" Larson (Huntz Hall), "Stick" Munsey (Gabriel Dell) and "Greaseball" Plunkett (Bernard Punsly) working in an airplane/auto junk yard owned by Ace's father (Eddy Waller.) Their truck is stolen by members of a fifth column organization, the Order of the Black Dragonfly, but when government agent Don Ames (Richard Lane) returns the recovered truck, Ace, who distrusts law men, refuses to give Ames a description of the men who stole the truck. Ames decides to let Jerry Markham (Frank Albertson), young leader of the Junior G-Men, who knows both Ace and his brother Eddie (Gene Reynolds) through their mutual interest in airplanes and flying, try to gain Ace's cooperation. The Axis agents, Araka (Turhan Bey), Augar (John Bagni), Beal (John Bleifer), Monk (Noel Cravat) and Comora (Edward Forrest), report to the Japanese leader of the Black Dragonfly, The Baron (Lionel Atwill), at his farmhouse headquarters outside the city. In an attempt to track down the spies, Ace and his friends drive their truck near the farm and are spotted by the enemy agents. Monk, the gang's pilot, tries to bomb the truck and the boys appear doomed. But not so with many chapters still remaining in this 12-chapter-only serial
Too young to enlist, a gang of street kids try to solve the murder of an Allied agent.
A group of delinquents tries to clear a man framed for a gangster''''s murder.
An attempt to raise funds for new baseball uniforms gets a group of boys mixed up in crime.
The Bowery Boys come to the rescue of a young murder suspect.
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.
A group of delinquents on their way to summer camp get stuck in a haunted house.
An East Side Kid is saved from a life of crime when he becomes a Golden Gloves champ.
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
The series, set in Chicago during the 1920s, depicts the clash between rival night club owners Linc McCray and his cousin "Big Nick" Marr, a mobster who plots to gain control of Linc's legit club and add it to his list of speakeasies.
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