Trouble Makers

Directed by Reginald Le Borg
1949    66m    Approved
Slip and Sach are in the sidewalk star-gazing business when they see a murder committed in a room at the El Royale Hotel, blocks away. In spite of the fussy-and-fidget objections of the hotel manager, Andre Schmidtlapp, the Bowery Boys and their friend Police Officer Gabe Moreno search the murder room and find nothing beyond learning that the room is occupied by "Silky" Thomas. Police Captain Madison reprimands Gabe for leaving his beat on a false alarm, but later tips from Slip and Sach help Gabe lead raids on Silky's gambling operations. The latter sends Gabe's former friend "Feathers" to Gabe with a bribe offer but Gabe refuses. The boys read about the killing of a Professor Prescott and identify him as the man they saw murdered. Slip and Sach tell the professor's daughter, Ann Prescott, they will find her father's killers, and they get jobs as bellhops at the hotel. "Hatchet", one of the gangsters, thinks Sach is a former cell-mate and this causes a complication or two along the way.
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Cast of Trouble Makers
  • Leo GorceySlip Mahoney
  • Huntz HallSach, also called 'Chopper' McGee
  • John Ridgely'Silky' Thomas
  • Gabriel DellPolice Officer Gabe Moreno
  • Helen ParrishAnn Prescott
  • Fritz FeldMr. Andre Schmidtlap - Hotel Manager
  • Frankie DarroBen Feathers
  • Lionel Stander'Hatchet' Moran
  • William BenedictWhitey (as Billy Benedict)
  • David GorceyChuck
  • Benny BartlettButch
  • Bernard GorceyLouie Dumbrowsky
  • Cliff ClarkPolice Captain Madison

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