Hold That Baby!

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Hold That Baby!
Directed by Reginald LeBorg
Produced by Jan Grippo
Written by Gerald Schnitzer
Charles Marion
Starring Leo Gorcey
Huntz Hall
Gabriel Dell
David Gorcey
William Benedict
Music by Edward J. Kay
Cinematography William Sickner
Edited by William Austin
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release date
  • June 26, 1949 (1949-06-26)
Running time
64 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Hold That Baby! is a 1949 comedy film starring The Bowery Boys. The film was released on June 26, 1949 by Monogram Pictures and is the fourteenth film in the series.


The boys are running a laundromat in the back room of Louie's Sweet Shop. A woman, Laura Andrews, comes in and leaves her baby in one of the laundry baskets and the boys find him. The discover that he is the heir to a fortune, and that his mother hid him so that her aunts couldn't steal the inheritance. After discovering the baby is missing, the aunts have Laura committed.

Meanwhile a bunch of gangsters get wind of the situation and make a deal with the aunts to keep the baby away from the reading of the will. Sach and Slip sneak into the mental ward and help Laura escape. They make it to the reading of the will just in time and Laura and her son gain the inheritance and the aunts are arrested, along with the gangsters.


The Bowery Boys[edit]

Remaining cast[edit]

Home media[edit]

Warner Archives released the film on made-to-order DVD in the United States as part of "The Bowery Boys, Volume One" on November 23, 2012.


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Preceded by
Fighting Fools
'The Bowery Boys' movies
Succeeded by
Angels in Disguise