"Danny Boy" is one of the large number of "B" movies churned out by the studios in the 1930s and 40s before TV made it big. Jimmy Bailey belongs to a Scout-like movement. His uniform is not the official Boy Scout uniform. Movies in the 1930s often used the Boy Scouts and the official uniform, but this changed in the 40s. A neighbor who mistreats animals is behind the kidnpping of his dog--Danny Boy played by Ace the Wonder Dog. Danny Boy is a World War II war veteran. He is on the verge of becoming vicious because of the mistreatment when he manages to escape. Robert "Buzzy" Henry plays Jimmy. Ralph Lewis plays one of his friends. The costuming is a good reflection of American boyswear during the mid-1940s. Notice the striped "T"-shirts. Except for the Scout-like iniform, we are not entirely sure how films like this were costumed.
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