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Release Date:
19 July 1957 (West Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
Turns a searing spotlight on teen-age 'cons' in a House of Correction! See more »
Plot:
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... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Great, silly fun See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Mamie Van Doren ... Penny Lowe
Lori Nelson ... Jane Lowe

John Russell ... Russ Tropp
Don Burnett ... Bob Steele
Glenn Dixon ... Jack Landis

Lurene Tuttle ... Judge Cecilia Steele Tropp
Yvonne Fedderson ... Baby (as Yvonne Lime)

Jeanne Carmen ... 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
Wally Brown ... Pinky, the cook
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanley Andrews ... Farmer Collingwood (uncredited)
Robert Banas ... Dancer (uncredited)
Les Baxter ... (uncredited)
Jim Canino ... Boy (uncredited)
Michael Emmet ... Doctor (uncredited)
Terry Frost ... Farmer Yancey (uncredited)
William Henry ... TV Announcer (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Jim, Court Bailiff (uncredited)
Alex Montoya ... Morales (uncredited)
Leon Tyler ... Cottonpicker Boy at Dance (uncredited)
John Veitch ... Farmer Jackson (uncredited)

Directed by
Howard W. Koch 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John C. Higgins 
Stephen Longstreet  story

Produced by
Aubrey Schenck .... producer
 
Original Music by
Les Baxter 
 
Cinematography by
Carl E. Guthrie  (as Carl Guthrie)
 
Film Editing by
John F. Schreyer 
 
Art Direction by
Art Loel 
 
Set Decoration by
Frank M. Miller  (as Frank Miller)
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tommy Thompson .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Robert B. Lee .... sound
 
Other crew
Joe Lanza .... choreographer (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
80 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia:
In 1957, this film was distributed on a double bill with Hell's Crossroads (1957) featuring Robert Vaughn.See more »
Quotes:
Lillibeth:Don't hit me in the mouth again, you'll break my dental plate.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in American Grindhouse (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
SalamanderSee more »

FAQ

Mamie Van Doren---When Did She Sign for "Untamed"?
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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Great, silly fun, 1 March 2007
Author: amosduncan_2000 from United States

You have to be a real stick in the mud not to get a kick out of this movie; or it's sister film "Girl's Town." I am still wondering what inspired Pinky's great speech ("I am a just man") but the rest is simply. Cheesy rock and roll, cool chicks, and a moral lesson driven home with the subtly of a huge Cotton gin falling on you. Many of the current political problems with our immigrant work force are foreshadowed. If only today's politicos had a Mamie to help iron out all the fuss. If only they had given Eddie Cochran a better song.... The MST3K version is worth seeking out; but this is one that stands on it's own.

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I probably wouldn't have pled guilty rootbeerafloat
Very sexual with homoerotic inclusion! patty-deville
Bras, Boots + Dog Food onegreendress
I Loved This Film ! kenolting
one of a 'bunch of' untamed youth? judah-17
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