“Let’s Get Tough” is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Wallace Fox and starring the comedy team of The East Side Kids (Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, and others).
The film follows the East Side Kids as they become involved in a local boxing match to raise money for a friend’s father who has been falsely accused of a crime. Along the way, the boys get into various scrapes and misadventures, including accidentally starting a fire in a grocery store and getting chased by the police.
As the boys prepare for the big boxing match, they discover that their opponent is being trained by a group of Nazis who are planning to fix the fight in their favor. The East Side Kids must come up with a plan to defeat the Nazis and save the day.
“Let’s Get Tough” is a fun and lighthearted comedy that showcases the antics of the beloved East Side Kids. The film is notable for its humorous and heartwarming portrayal of the camaraderie and loyalty among the boys, as well as its anti-Nazi message, which was especially relevant during World War II. Overall, “Let’s Get Tough” is a charming and entertaining film that is sure to delight fans of classic comedy.
Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall