Fighting Fools Poster

Release Date: 1949

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
At a New York City boxing arena, the Bowery Boys are stunned when their friend, up-and-coming young boxer Jimmy Higgins (Robert Wolcott), is killed during his fight. Slip Mahoney (Leo Gorcey) and his best pal, Sach (Huntz Hall), track down Jimmy's older brother, Johnny (Frankie Darro), an alcoholic ex-boxer hounded by his past. With the gang's help, Johnny rediscovers his will to fight while attempting to take down crooked boxing manager Gabe Moreno (Gabriel Dell).

Cast: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Frankie Darro, Dorothy Vaughan, Ben Welden, Lyle Talbot, Evelyn Eaton

Director: Reginald LeBorg

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Bar, Underdog, Friendship, Brother, 1940s, Revenge, New York City, Amusing, Mother, Transformation, Death, Playful