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Rumble on the Docks (1956)

It's West Side Story, which was common back then.

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Jimmy Smigelski
Laurie Carroll ...
Della
Michael Granger ...
Joe Brindo
Jerry Janger ...
Rocky
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Chuck
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Pete Smigelski
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Anna Smigelski
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Dan Kevlin
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Frank Mangus
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'Stomper' Tony Lightning
Barry Froner ...
Poochie
Don Devlin ...
Wimpy
Stephen H. Sears ...
Cliffie
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Ferd Marchesi
David Orrick McDearmon ...
Lawyer Gotham (as David Orrick)
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It's West Side Story, which was common back then.

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LAW-AND-ORDER VS. THE UNDERWORLD...for control of the teen-gangs! See more »

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December 1956 (USA)  »

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Frutos da Violência  »

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The producers put an asterisk after the title in many ads, explaining Rumble as "teenage slang for 'gang war'". See more »

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Get the First Train out of Town
Written by Freddie Bell and Pep Latanzi
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A Good B Movie from Columbia Pictures
22 June 2011 | by 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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