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The Cool and the Crazy (1958)

| Drama | March 1958 (USA)
High school thug is front man for a local marijuana ring.

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Bennie Saul
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Jackie Barzan
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Amy
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Stu Summerville (as Dick Jones)
Shelby Storck ...
Det. Lt. Sloan
Marvyn J. Rosen ...
Eddie (the pusher)
Caroline von Mayrhauser ...
Miss Ryan (teacher)
Ken Plumb ...
Marty (a teenager)
Robert Hadden ...
Charles 'Cookie' Tyler
Joe Adelman ...
Desk Sgt. Harry
John Hannahan ...
Drunk teenager
James Newman ...
Det. Sgt. Myers
Jackie Storck ...
Amy's mother
Leonard Belove ...
Amy's father
John Quihas
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High school thug is front man for a local marijuana ring.

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SEVEN SAVAGE PUNKS ON A WEEKEND BINGE OF VIOLENCE!

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March 1958 (USA)  »

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Die Drogenfalle  »

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Richard Bakalyan and Dickie Jones were arrested by Kansas City police for vagrancy as they stood on the street between takes. The police saw their long hair and leather jackets and wanted to get them off the street before they "infected" the local youth. See more »

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Referenced in Cool and the Crazy (1994) See more »

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The Cool and the Crazy
Written by Bill Nolan and Ronnie Norman.
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Beware of that nasty 'wacky weed'.
19 February 2002 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Intended to show the results of smoking marijuana, this movie is interesting in the fact it is fun to watch the 'over acting' or lack thereof. A young punk(Scott Marlowe)fresh from reform school enrolls into a Kansas City high school with the intent to push marijuana. It is comical watching the results of just the introduction to the 'special smoke'. Watching this today is a hoot with or without the munchies! Also in the cast are:Richard Bakalyan, Dickie Jones and Gigi Perreau.


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