East Side Kids (film)

East Side Kids (film)

Infobox Film
name = East Side Kids

caption = DVD Cover
director = Robert F. Hill
producer = Sam Katzman|
writer = William Lively
starring = Leon Ames
Dennis Moore
Joyce Bryant
East Side Kids
music = Johnny Lange
Lew Porter
cinematography = Art Reed
editing = Earl Turner
distributor = Monogram Pictures Corporation
released = February 10, 1940 (USA)
runtime = 62 mins.
preceded_by =
followed_by = "Boys of the City"
language = English
country = USA
imdb_id = 0032428

"East Side Kids" is a 1940 film and the first in the "East Side Kids" film series. It is, however, the only one not to star any of the original six Dead End Kids.


The film was released by producer Sam Katzman. This was also his first project at Monogram Pictures, which he joined shortly after the folding of his company Victory Pictures.

Cast & Characters

:"The East Side Kids":
*Fred 'Dutch' Kuhn - Hal E. Chester
*Danny Dolan - Harris Berger
*Skinny - Frankie Burke
*Algernon 'Mouse' Wilkes - Jack Edwards
*Peewee - Donald Haines
*Mike - Edwin Brian
*Pete - Sam Edwards

*Pat O'Day - Leon Ames
*Milton 'Mileaway' Harris - Dennis Moore
*Molly Dolan - Joyce Bryant
*Whisper - Vince Barnett
*Knuckles Dolan - Dave O'Brien
*Schmidt- Ted Adams
*May - Maxine Leslie
*Cornwall - Robert Fiske
*Police Captain Moran - Jim Farley
*Detective Joe - Alden 'Stephen' Chase
*Mr. Wilkes - Fred Hoose
*Eric- Eric Burtis
*Tony the grocer- Frank Yaconelli


*Directed by: Robert F. Hill
*Screenplay by: William Lively
*Produced by: Sam Katzman
*Music composed by: Johnny Lange, Lew Porter
*Film editing by: Earl Turner
*Cinematography by: Arthur Reed
*Production Management: Ed W. Rote
*Assistant Director: Glenn Cook
*Sound: Glen Glenn

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