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High Society (1955 film)

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Director  William Beaudine
Film series  Live Wires Film Series
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Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Production  Monogram Pictures
Language  English
High Society (1955 film) movie poster
Writer  Jerome S. Gottler, Bert Lawrence, Edward Bernds, Ellwood Ullman
Release date  April 17, 1955 (1955-04-17)
Cast  Leo Gorcey (Terence Aloysius 'Slip' Mahoney), Huntz Hall (Horace Debussy 'Sach' Jones), Bernard Gorcey (Louie Dumbrowsky), Amanda Blake (Clarissa Jones), David Gorcey (Chuck (as David Condon)), Addison Richards (Sam Cosgrove)
Live Wires movies  High Society and Bowery to Bagdad are part of the same movie series, High Society and Jail Busters are part of the same movie series, High Society and Trouble Makers are part of the same movie series, High Society and Jalopy are part of the same movie series, High Society and Feudin Fools are part of the same movie series
Tagline  What A BALL! What A BRAWL! Those half-baked lowbrows crash the upper crust!

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High Society is a 1955 comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring the comedy team of The Bowery Boys. The film was released on April 17, 1955, by Allied Artists and is the 37th film in the series. It is the only film in the series to receive an Academy Award nomination, albeit through being mistaken for another film with the same title.

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Synopsis

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Sach receives news that he is the heir to the Terwilliger Debussy Jones fortune. Accompanied by his pal Slip, he arrives at the Jones mansion to review the legal papers needed for him to claim his new fortune. However, Sach and Slip discover that the rightful heir, the young Terwilliger III, is being cheated out his inheritance by the miscreant duo of Stuyvesant Jones and Clarissa. Sach and Slip, with the help of their fellow Bowery Boys, save the day and restore the heir’s inheritance.

The Bowery Boys

  • Leo Gorcey as Terence Aloysius "Slip" Mahoney
  • Huntz Hall as Horace Debussy "Sach" Jones
  • David Gorcey as Charles "Chuck" Anderson (credited as David Condon)
  • Bennie Bartlett as Butch Williams
  • Additional cast

  • Bernard Gorcey as Louie Dumbrowski
  • Amanda Blake as Clarissa Jones
  • Dayton Lummis as Stuyvesant Jones
  • Ronald Keith as Terwilliger Debussy "Twig" Jones III
  • Gavin Gordon as Frisbie
  • Dave Barry as Palumbo, the pianist
  • Paul Harvey as Henry Baldwin
  • Cast notes

    Chuck (David Gorcey) and Butch (Bennie Bartlett) only appear at the beginning and end of this film.

    Academy Award gaffe

    For the 29th Academy Awards, High Society was accidentally included on the ballot in category for the Academy Award for Best Story. The error took place because of another film with the same title – the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of the 1956 Cole Porter musical High Society starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra – was in release. Edward Bernds and Elwood Ullman, the screenwriters for The Bowery Boys comedy, acknowledged their nomination was a mistake and successfully requested their removal from the Academy Award ballot.

    Home media

    Warner Archives released the film on made-to-order DVD in the United States as part of The Bowery Boys, Volume Two on April 9, 2013.

    References

    High Society (1955 film) Wikipedia
    High Society (1955 film) IMDb High Society (1955 film) themoviedb.org


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