Rare Audio Interviews & Video Film Clips with the Bowery Boys!
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Leo & Huntz Pushing 50!
In the Swingin' Sixties, when Bond and the Beatles reigned supreme, Bowery Boys Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall emerged from the shadows of semi-retirement to grace the silver screen once more! This is another rare glimpse of Leo & Huntzin color (some 30 years down the road from their 1st color stint as Crime School Kids!), this time reprising their iconic "Slip" and "Sach" characters for a new generation of baby-boomer fans who had discovered them on the boob tube. Here Leo & Huntz look every day of their collective 93 years, as they exchange some obviously improvised schtick!
"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!..."