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Hell's Kitchen (1939)

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81 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A group of tough city kids have 'graduated' from reform school and are assigned to a "Boy's Town" type of inmate self-government city shelter. The shelter is run by Hiram Krispan (Grant Mitchell), a crooked superintendent, assisted by Buck...See moreA group of tough city kids have 'graduated' from reform school and are assigned to a "Boy's Town" type of inmate self-government city shelter. The shelter is run by Hiram Krispan (Grant Mitchell), a crooked superintendent, assisted by Buck Caesar (Stanley Fields), an ex-racketeer on probation. Buck enjoys trying to straighten out the kids and joins with them and social workers Beth Avery (Margaret Lindsay) and Jim Donahue (Ronald Reagan), in getting Krispan removed from his job. Written by Les Adams See less
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Directors
Writers
Crane Wilbur (screen play) (from an original story by) | Fred Niblo Jr. (screen play)
Cinematographer
Charles Rosher (photography)
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Updated Jul 3, 1939

Release date
Jul 8, 1939 (United States)

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45 cast members
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The Dead End Kids
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Margaret Lindsay
Beth Avery Beth Avery   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
Jim Donahue Jim Donahue   See fewer
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Stanley Fields
Buck Caesar Buck Caesar   See fewer
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Billy Halop
Tony Marco Tony Marco   See fewer
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Bobby Jordan
Joey Richards Joey Richards   See fewer
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Leo Gorcey
Gyp Haller Gyp Haller   See fewer
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Huntz Hall
Bingo Bingo   See fewer
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Bernard Punsly
Patrick Henry 'Ouch' Rosenbloom (as Bernard Punsley) Patrick Henry 'Ouch' Rosenbloom (as Bernard Punsley)   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
Hiram Krispan Hiram Krispan   See fewer
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Frederic Tozere
Mike Garvey (as Fred Tozere) Mike Garvey (as Fred Tozere)   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Elmer Krispan Elmer Krispan   See fewer
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Vera Lewis
Sarah Krispan Sarah Krispan   See fewer
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Charley Foy
Floogie Floogie   See fewer
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Clem Bevans
Mr. Quill Mr. Quill   See fewer
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Ila Rhodes
Maizie Maizie   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Nails - a Henchman (uncredited) Nails - a Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gardner
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Sweet Al - a Henchman (uncredited) Sweet Al - a Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Hoffman Jr.
Gladstone Coach (uncredited) Gladstone Coach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Man in Judge's Hockey Game Box (uncredited) Man in Judge's Hockey Game Box (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kenney
Pants - a Henchman (uncredited) Pants - a Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reid Kilpatrick
Radio Announcer at Hockey Game (uncredited) Radio Announcer at Hockey Game (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Extra at Hockey Game (uncredited) Extra at Hockey Game (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Lucas
Roll Mop (uncredited) Roll Mop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Detective Escort (uncredited) Detective Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
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George Noisom
George Norris - Witness at Trial (uncredited) George Norris - Witness at Trial (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Nunn
One of the Young Boys (uncredited) One of the Young Boys (uncredited)   See fewer
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George O'Hanlon
Usher (uncredited) Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Offerman Jr.
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rich
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Robinson
Mrs. Margaret Chandler (uncredited) Mrs. Margaret Chandler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Stanton
Nick (uncredited) Nick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Mrs. Williams (uncredited) Mrs. Williams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
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Jack Wise
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6.5 / 10 | 239 votes