WorldCat Identities

Gorcey, Leo B. 1916-1969

Overview
Works: 126 works in 234 publications in 1 language and 1,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sports films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leo B Gorcey
The million dollar kid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The East Side Kids take in a rich kid who's leading a life of crime in the hopes of reforming him and helping his family
Ghosts on the loose ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The East Side Kids get tangled up in wartime espionage and intrigue when they stumble upon a sinister haunted house that turns out to be secret Nazi headquarters
Bowery blitzkrieg ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Muggs takes Danny' place in an upcoming Golden Gloves boxing match. Danny is torn between staying in school and becoming a boxer, and is getting mixed up with criminals
The East Side Kids ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That gang of mine (62 min.): When one of the boys becomes a jockey and gets involved in a horse-fixing scheme, the rest of the gang comes to the rescue. Clancy Street boys (63 min.): Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family, including Glimpy as his sister, "Annabelle". Things turn sour, however, when a local mobster finds out about Muggs' deception and threatens to expose it. Includes bonus cartoon, There auto be a law
Pride of the Bowery ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious young boxer and his ne'er-do-well friends sign up for a stint in the Civilian Conservation Corps, with comedic results
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"About a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast"--Container
Kid Dynamite ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After scrappy kid gloves champion Muggs McGinniss is abducted by a couple of racketeers, his friend Danny is forced to box in his place
Spooks run wild ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the East Side Kids run away from a camp for underprivileged children, they end up spending the night in a haunted mansion as guests of the spooky Bela Lugosi
So this is New York ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film follows a rube, played by Henry Morgan, on a journey as he uses his recently obtained inheritance to take a trip to 1910's New York with his wife and sister-in-law. Along the way, he encounters numerous eccentric characters including a drunken jockey, a sleaze ball millionaire and a devious stage actor, all scheming to court his sister-in-law in order to gain a slice of the inheritance
That gang of mine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one of the boys becomes a jockey and gets involved in a horse-fixing scheme, to the rescue comes the rest of the gang
Boys of the city ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eerie mansion is the scene of a murder, and the gang gets right in the thick of the mystery
Smart alecks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kids throw Hank out of the gang when he starts working for crook Butch Brocalli. Danny earns a reward by being instrumental in Butch's arrest, but Muggs mistakenly assumes Danny is trying to keep the money and forces Danny to help the gang buy an old car. When Danny is seriously beaten when Butch escapes, the gang offers to sell the car to pay for Danny's medical expenses. A kind-hearted brain surgeon, Dr. Ornsby, comes up with his own solution
Boys of the Bowery the East Side Kids collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They were known as the East Side Kids, the Dead End Kids, the Bowery Boys, and the Little Tough Guys. Their comedy antics created belly laughs in audiences around the world. This compilation features 10 of their best films
Mr. Wise Guy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the East Side Kids vs. the Mob when the guys find themselves at odds with gang boss Billy Gilbert. After a few rounds with the boys, the crooks wish they could fight the Untouchables instead
Crime school ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A warden stands up for boys sent to a reform school and tries to change the conditions there
The Bowery Boys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
News hounds: Slip and the Boys attempt to expose corruption in boxing
The gorilla ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gorilla: The Ritz brothers stalk a creature, either man or beast, that give his victims a 24-hour warning, then murders them on the stroke of midnight
Let's get tough ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Too young for the military, 1942 finds the East Side Kids determined to serve their country. Join Muggs, Danny, Glimpy and Fritz on a patriotic quest of oriental intrigue as they endeavor to undermine the Black Dragon Society, a Japanese sect out to overthrow the U.S. government
Bowery buckaroos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You can't get there by subway, but that doesn't stop the Boys from going West. They arrive in Hangman's Hollow to clear Louie of a murder rap and are soon up to their hat brims in a battle of brains vs. brawn. And "brains" as Mahoney notes with his flair for turning words into Mulligan Stew, "happen to be something I am dissipated with."
East side kids double feature ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghosts on the loose: The East Side Kids fix up a newlywed couple's house in the suburrbs and discover it is a hideoout for Nazi spies. Spooks run wild: The Kids are sent to the country, where they search a creepy old house and encounter a killer on the loose
 
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Alternative Names
Gorcey, Leo B., 1917-
Languages
English (121)
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