“Bowery Blitzkrieg” is a 1941 American film directed by Wallace Fox and starring the comedy team of the Bowery Boys. The film is a part of the popular “Bowery Boys” film series that was popular during the 1940s and 1950s.
The plot revolves around the Bowery Boys, led by their leader Muggs (Leo Gorcey), who get caught up in a scheme involving a crooked boxing promoter named “Longy” (Huntz Hall). Longy is involved in a plot to fix a boxing match and has hired a group of thugs to help him. The Bowery Boys are initially recruited to work for Longy, but they eventually realize that they are being used and decide to take matters into their own hands.
The film features a lot of physical comedy, slapstick humor, and some boxing action scenes. It also has some musical numbers and romantic subplots. The Bowery Boys’ chemistry and comedic timing are on full display in this film, and it is considered to be one of the better entries in the “Bowery Boys” series.
Brendan Wood, Donn Mullahy, Sam Robins
Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall