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Kid Dynamite [1943]

Director:Wallace Fox
Writer:Gerald Schnitzer
Composer:Edward J. Kay
Length:66 minutes
(1 hour 6 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Family
IMDB Rating:6.4/10
Amazon Rating:2.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: EastSide boxing champion (Leo Gorcey) has been challenged to fight the West Side champ but is kidnapped before the match.

Reaction: Not my favorite. The humor is a bit stilted at times. It's not terrible, though.

Personal Rating: 5/10

Wallace Fox => Director
Gerald Schnitzer => Writer
Edward J. Kay => Composer
Benny Bartlett => Beanie Miller
Bobby Jordan => Danny Lyons
Bobby Stone => Stoney Stone
Charles Judels => Nick - Pool Hall Owner
Daphne Pollard => Mrs. McGinnis
David Durand => Skinny Collins (as Dave Durand)
Dudley Dickerson => Jackson
Ernest Morrison => Scruno Jackson (as Sunshine Sammy)
Gabriel Dell => Harry Wycoff
Henry Hall => Louis Gendick
Huntz Hall => Glimpy McGleavey
Jack Gardner => Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Leo Gorcey => Mugs (credits) - Muggs (in film)
Marguerita Padula => Mrs. Lyons (as Margaret Padula)
Minerva Urecal => Judge
Pamela Blake => Ivy McGinnis
Vince Barnett => Klinkhammer
Wheeler Oakman => Tony - Bookie

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Ava Gardner was scheduled to play Ivy, but she was replaced by Pamela Blake because of illness.