Live Wires is a 1946 film starring the comedy team of The Bowery Boys. It is the first film in the series, which lasted until 1958 and included forty-eight films, after the comedy team of the East Side Kids was revamped and renamed The Bowery Boys.
|Directed by||Phil Karlson|
|Produced by||Jan Grippo|
|Written by||Dore Schary|
|Screenplay by||Josef Mischel|
|Music by||Edward J. Kay|
|Edited by||Fred Maguire|
|Distributed by||Monogram Pictures|
Slip Mahoney has trouble keeping a job. Each one he finds leads to an altercation and he loses it, disappointing his sister whom he lives with. Eventually Sach helps him obtain a job with the District Attorney where he finds some success. Through a series of events, Slip and Sach help capture several notorious gangsters, including one that was about to flee the country with his sister.
The Bowery Boys
Gorcey's father, Bernard Gorcey, made his first appearance in the series, as a small-time bookmaker. It was not until the next film, In Fast Company where he takes on the role of Louie, the Sweet Shop owner. Louie's Sweet Shop is featured in this film however.
- Live Wires on IMDb
- Live Wires at AllMovie
- Live Wires at the TCM Movie Database
- Live Wires at the American Film Institute Catalog
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In Fast Company