Author: Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.

  • The Bowery Boys: Anything But Routine

    One of my treasured childhood television memories involved spending Saturday afternoons watching The Bowery Boys—moviedom’s oldest juvenile delinquents—cavort in their cinematic escapades over Chicago superstition WGN. Leo Gorcey (as Terence Aloysius “Slip” Mahoney) and his sidekick Huntz Hall (as Horace DeBussy “Sach” Jones) would find themselves in various slapstick adventures along the rest of their gang in a series of B-pictures cranked out by Poverty Row king Monogram Studios from 1946 to ...

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