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Rumble on the Docks (1956)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  December 1956 (USA)
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Jimmy Smigelski
Laurie Carroll ...
Della
Michael Granger ...
Joe Brindo
Jerry Janger ...
Rocky
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Chuck
Edgar Barrier ...
Pete Smigelski
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Anna Smigelski
David Bond ...
Dan Kevlin
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Frank Mangus
Dan Terranova ...
'Stomper' Tony Lightning
Barry Froner ...
Poochie
Don Devlin ...
Wimpy
Stephen H. Sears ...
Cliffie
Joseph Vitale ...
Ferd Marchesi
David Orrick McDearmon ...
Lawyer Gotham (as David Orrick)
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THE STARK TRUTH ABOUT TEEN GANG WAR! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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James Darren's first movie. See more »

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A Good B Movie from Columbia Pictures
22 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is finally available. I got it at Amazon.com as a manufactured on demand. The DVD says digitally remastered and since it is in the widescreen format I believe them. Anyway, it's James Darren's first film and he does admirably carrying the film. He plays Jimmy Smigelski, the leader of a gang, the Diggers. Robert Blake plays his pal Chuck. I liked most of the performances, however, Laurie Carroll as the love interest for Jimmy was weak. I can see why she is basically unknown today. It's too bad they couldn't have gotten someone like Susan Kohner for that role. Anyway, the film is well worth a look if only because of how they managed in the 1950s to do a film about tough street kids in which no one as much as says damn and still managed to be convincing.


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