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Me and the Dead End Kid: Leo Gorcey, the Hollywood Legend -Leo Jr., His Happy Ending
Me and The Dead End Kid is a laugh-out-loud romp through the private life of Leo Gorcey, Hollywood's Original Bad Boy. Leo Gorcey's life had it all: The rebellious youth, the big break, domestic spats, divorces, the battle with the bottle, and the decline and fall. The celebrity's life had something else: Leo Gorcey, Jr. Witnessing his famous father being loved and adored ...more
Hardcover, 293 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Leo Gorcey Foundation
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Leo Gorcey is best known for his stint in B-movies as a tough guy and a comic actor. He started out with the Dead End Kids, moved onto the East Side Kids, and graduated to the Bowery Boys. There is very little available about his personal life other than short write-ups quoting his penchant for women and his rough demeanor. Gorcey's son attempts to shed some light on the man who was vastly different in life than his screen persona. He also goes on a personal journey of forgiveness to an abusive ...more