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Untamed Youth (1957)

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Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Penny Lowe
Lori Nelson ...
Jane Lowe
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Russ Tropp
Don Burnett ...
Bob Steele
Glenn Dixon ...
Jack Landis
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Judge Cecilia Steele Tropp
Yvonne Lime ...
Baby
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Lillibet
Robert Foulk ...
Sheriff Mitch Bowers
Wayne Taylor ...
Duke
Jered Barclay ...
Ralph (as Jerry Barclay)
Keith Richards ...
Angelo
Valerie Reynolds ...
Arkie
Lucita ...
Margaritia
Eddie Cochran ...
Bong
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Storyline

Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a local prison work program and the women get put in the cotton fields to work off their sentence. Tropp marries the middle-aged widowed judge in order to ensure a stable supply of cheap labor in order to undercut his competition. The prisoners suffer ill treatment, but the judge's son has signed on as a hired hand and begins to figure out the scam as he begins falling in love with Jane, and Penny dreams of making it big in showbiz. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Turns a searing spotlight on teen-age 'cons' in a House of Correction! See more »

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19 July 1957 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Anonyma koritsia  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally condemned by the Catholic Legion of Decency, but that only served to enhance the curiosity factor, resulting in it being a big moneymaker for the studio. See more »

Quotes

Lillibeth: Don't hit me in the mouth again, you'll break my dental plate.
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Written by Les Baxter and Lenny Adelson
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Great Rock 'n' Roller - Eddie Cochran...........
4 April 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

.........................................makes this whole sorry mess worth viewing. In fact, any rock music fan worth their salt, will want to view this "epic" simply to catch the opportunity of seeing the late, great Eddie Cochran on screen. Admittedly, his appearances are only sporadic and he only performs one song.. the hardly memorable "Cottonpicker," but it is still good to be able to see one of the all-time greats of rock 'n' roll music on film. As for the film itself, well it is pretty dire. The storyline is quite unbelievable, and the dialogue could well have been written during a lunch break, by a five year old! The players do as well as possible with the pitiful material at hand, but they must have had trouble keeping straight faces when delivering some of their lines! To conclude, this slice of 50's exploitation is memorable for one thing only....the participation of Eddie Cochran!


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