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The Bloody Brood (1959)

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Two beatniks get their kicks by dealing drugs and violence.

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Barbara Lord ...
Ellie
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Cliff
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Ron Hartmann ...
Francis (as Ronald Hartman)
Ron Taylor ...
Dave (as Ronald Taylor)
Robert Christie ...
Detective McLeod
Bill Brydon ...
Studs (as William Brydon)
Michael Zenon ...
Weasel
Anne Collins ...
A Model (as Ann Collinges)
George Sperdakos ...
Ricky
Sammy Sales ...
Louis
Carol Starkman ...
Blonde Neighbor
Kenneth Wickes ...
Paul the Poet
Lloyd Jones
William R. Kowalchuk ...
Roy (as William Kowalchuk)
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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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I must not be cut out to be a beatnik
13 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nico, seller of dreams, off on an intellectual kick to give death a new meaning. OK nice premise but this movie is so SLOW. It makes me want to be square if this is what rebellion is like. There were some good parts, I can't believe I am saying this but I liked Peter Falk's character, the crime should have been perfect, and the over acting of Frances was even good for a few laughs. But I could never get into this movie. Maybe because the plot was so predictable Columbo could have figured it out without the "by the way" questioning. Perhaps I was expecting more gore since this was included in a Schlockfest movie pack called Gore and More. No, I think it is that I had to check my pulse repeatedly to make sure I was still alive, and had the snooze alarm set for every 4 minutes trying to keep me awake. I had to attempt 3 times to cover parts I slept through - Quite an accomplishment for an 1 hour movie. This is a completely forgettable movie - pass it over when you get the option.


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