News Hounds Poster

Release Date: 1947

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
Ambitious newsboy Slip Mahoney (Leo Gorcey) longs to be a sports writer and, with the encouragement of sports reporter Mark Morgan (Bill Kennedy), decides that covering a big story will demonstrate his abilities. With his friend, photographer Sach (Huntz Hall), Slip investigates a tip on a crooked gambling scheme. The friends disguise themselves to get to gambler "Dapper" Dan Greco (Anthony Caruso) and unearth a story -- only to see a libel lawsuit declared, which threatens the paper.

Cast: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell, William `Billy' Benedict, David Gorcey, Christine McIntyre, Tim Ryan

Director: William Beaudine

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Monogram Pictures Corporation

Keywords: New York City, Pursuit, 1940s, Lighthearted, Best friend