The Bloody Brood (1959)

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Two beatniks get their kicks by dealing drugs and violence.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Lord ...
Ron Hartmann ...
Francis (as Ronald Hartman)
Ron Taylor ...
Dave (as Ronald Taylor)
Robert Christie ...
Detective McLeod
W.B. Brydon ...
Studs (as William Brydon)
Michael Zenon ...
Anne Collins ...
A Model (as Ann Collinges)
George Sperdakos ...
Sammy Sales ...
Carol Starkman ...
Blonde Neighbor
Kenneth Wickes ...
Paul the Poet
Lloyd Jones
William R. Kowalchuk ...
Roy (as William Kowalchuk)


Two beatniks get their kicks by dealing drugs and violence.

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Your shocked eyes will see it... your stunned mind won't believe it... Never before... has vice and violence struck with such frightening force!


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Also Known As:

Det blodiga nästet  »

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$80,000 (estimated)

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1.37 : 1
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Shot in 16 days. See more »


Edited into Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 9 (2002) See more »

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Bloody, brooding, beatnik B flick.
12 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is good. The beatnik scene, with its pseudo-intellectualism, is played to the hilt. The atmosphere brought to life via a knowledgeable use of black and white, with good sets and staging, helps a lot. Peter Falk ( and I'd never seen him play a role quit like THIS one before ) comes across as wonderful talent. Frankly, his portrayal of Nico has Oscar nominee written all over it. I've said it before and I say it here again ... Low budget doesn't mean no quality. This movie is good quality. Its a credit to the crime drama genre. And there is a sound psychology to both the plot line and the character development that I liked very much. Think: Peer pressure. The part I thought both funny and prophetic ... Heres the future Colombo with a detective on his tail. The name of the detective? McLeod.

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