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13 West Street (1962)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  6 June 1962 (USA)
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An aerospace engineer (Ladd) ignores a policeman (Steiger) and hunts down a gang of juvenile delinquents.

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Walt Sherill is a mild-mannered space engineer who is a victim of a vicious "for kicks" assault by a teen-age gang. Increasingly obsessed by his desire for revenge, Sherill embarks on a manhunt of his own, and hampers the efforts of Detective Sergeant Pete Koleski, consequently causing some avoidable deaths. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink-net>

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A STREET OF SECRET SIN..WHERE COLD MENACE LURKED AT EVERY DOOR! (original poster-all caps)

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A Must -See For Alan Ladd Fans
16 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film with my dad at the now long gone Miami Theater on Flager Street in Downtown, Miami, Florida when I was a kid. I remember it being in black & white, and that Alan Ladd looked tired and worn out. But, if you're a fan of Ladd, this film is a must-see. Again, as is the case for most fading, washed-up actors, even though the film is third rate, the script fair, and the budget no-where to be seen, Ladd gives a talented performance. It's far from his best(Shane), but you can see that he's giving the best-he-can, with what he had left. Only about 50 here, he looks to be in his mid-60s. However, he still had that lean, trim, build, and that look of confidence. A fine supporting cast adds to this out-dated period piece. Made in 1962, it is corny stuff, but surprisingly was a prediction of the "senseless" violence to come. Better than you'd think.


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