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Bowery Boy (1940)

71 min | Comedy, Crime

Dr. Tom O'Hara takes over a public clinic in New York's desperately poor Bowery section. Boy gangleader Sock Dolan resents Tom's interference in moving Sock's kid brother to a hospital, because Sock blames hospitals for his mother's death....See moreDr. Tom O'Hara takes over a public clinic in New York's desperately poor Bowery section. Boy gangleader Sock Dolan resents Tom's interference in moving Sock's kid brother to a hospital, because Sock blames hospitals for his mother's death. Sock helps racketeer J.R. Mason sell food to the clinic, unaware that Mason sells cheap and often tainted food. When a number of patients, including Sock's brother, become ill from food poisoning, Sock is kidnapped by Mason to keep him silent. Dr. O'Hara must find a way to rescue Sock and stop Mason's contamination of hospital food supplies. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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32 cast members
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Dennis O'Keefe
Dr. Tom O'Hara Dr. Tom O'Hara   See fewer
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Louise Campbell
Anne Cleary Anne Cleary   See fewer
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Jimmy Lydon
Sock Dolan Sock Dolan   See fewer
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Helen Vinson
Peggy Winters Peggy Winters   See fewer
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Roger Pryor
J. R. Mason J. R. Mason   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
Blubber Mullins Blubber Mullins   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
Mr. Hanson Mr. Hanson   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Dr. Crane Dr. Crane   See fewer
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John Kelly
Battler Battler   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
Dr. Axel Winters (as Howard C. Hickman) Dr. Axel Winters (as Howard C. Hickman)   See fewer
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Frederick Burton
Dr. George Winters Dr. George Winters   See fewer
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Jack Carr
Flops Flops   See fewer
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Carol Adams
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
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Donnie Allen
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William 'Billy' Benedict
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James Blake
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Marvin Davis
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Douglas Deems
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Malvern Gilmartin
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Donna Jo Hardin
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Gretchen Kisker
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Paula Lane
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Connie Lee
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Gayle Morris
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Dolly Nardon
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Eva Puig
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Don Ripps
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Billy Smith
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Teet Smith
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7.7 / 10 | 11 votes