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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Det blodiga nästet  »

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$80,000 (estimated)
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Peter Falk as a cool beatnik psycho!?!
7 August 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

As a kid I grew up watching Columbo, so seeing "The Bloody Brood" recently was an exciting experience. Falk plays Nico, a drug dealing thug, who hangs out at beatnik parties. Just like in "Rope", he talks about committing murder and getting away with it cuz he's bored with the scene, man! He feeds a hamburger laced with ground glass to kid who dies. The kid's brother starts to investigate the crime and infiltrates the beatnik scene.

The hip talk are priceless and Falk is brilliant and scary in his 2nd role - fans of Corman's horrorbeatnik epic "A Bucket Of Blood" (from the same year!) should be able to get their bongodrummin', poetryreadin' thrills! Not for squares, man!


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