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The Young Captives (1959)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | February 1959 (USA)
Gripping melodrama about newlyweds involved with a psychopathic killer who holds them captive.

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Tom Selden ...
Benjie Whitney
Joan Granville ...
Mrs. Howell
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Norm Britt
Dan Sheridan ...
Dave Mahalik
James Chandler ...
Tony (as Jim Chandler)
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Murdered Blonde
Miles Stephens ...
Rusty Webster
Edward Schaaf ...
Gas Station Attendant
William Shaw ...
American Officer
Carlo Fiore ...
Mexican Officer
Larry Gelbman ...
Sheriff Parker (as Lawrence J. Gelbmann)
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Oil Field Roughneck
Allen Kramer ...
Smitty
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Teen-age sweethearts, Benjie Whitney and Ann Howel, decide to elope to Mexico. Jamie Forbes, insane itinerant oil-field worker, who has killed his boss, runs on to them when they run out of gas and forces them to take him with them. On the way, he murders a blonde woman, at a gas station, who resents his attentions. Once in Mexico, he forces his attentions on Ann, while holding Benjie at bay with a switch-blade knife. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Ad un passo dalla morte  »

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