Rare Audio Interviews & Video Film Clips with the Bowery Boys!
Friday, August 04, 2006
Welcome to the Bowery Bijou
We bid you welcome to the premiere post in The Bowery Bijou, wherein we celebrate the cinematic artistry of Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and The Bowery Boys! Leading off is a video segment from a rare interview (circa 1964) in which Huntz Hall relates how The Bowery Boys once got an Academy Award nomination -- of sorts!
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"I was born at a very early age and cried like a baby. I was so amazed, I didn't talk for a year and a half! When I was six months old, I ran away from home. Six months later I came back, my old man took one look at me, and he ran away from home!..."