John Dillinger first goes to jail after attempting to rob his girlfiriend's father at her suggestion. Falling in with the likes of Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd he arranges their ... See full summary »
In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »
John Dillinger first goes to jail after attempting to rob his girlfiriend's father at her suggestion. Falling in with the likes of Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd he arranges their escape and they start on an escalating series of holdups. Written by
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This film was notorious in its time for its gratuitous violence, so much so that public outcry prompted CBS to cancel plans to air it in early 1968. In a grim coincidence, star Nick Adams died a few days later. See more »
In the scene where Nick Adams, playing John Dillinger, and his girlfriend are standing by a car talking, she twice calls him "Nick." See more »
This is a great gritty low budget movie from a fabled small boutique studio Allied Artists which had a great run with films such as Love In The Afternoon, Friendly Persuasion, El Cid, Papillion and Cabaret, et al and film directors such as William Wyler, John Huston, Billy Wilder and stars such as Ava Gardner, Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Steve McQueen, Sophia Loren. Young Dillinger is a wonderful movie directed by Robert Wilson who also did a fine racetrack drama at Warner Bros called Wall of Noise that starred Ty Hardin, Dorothy Provine, Ralph Meeker and Suzy Pleshette. Robert Wilson cast his movies well! In Young Dillinger, Nick Adams and Bob Conrad star along with former Ms America Mary Ann Mobley and a great cameo by Victor Buono. There isn't much more to say about this fine film but to see it if and when you can!
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