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The Young Runaways (1968)

Approved | | Drama | 1 January 1970 (Mexico)
Follows the lives of three unrelated teenagers as they run away from their respective homes, each for different reasons. Arriving in Chicago, one tries to make good with his life only to ... See full summary »

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Shelley Allen
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Dewey Norson
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Raymond Allen
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Deannie Donford
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Mrs. Donford
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Mr. Donford
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Joanne
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Terry
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Freddy 'Sage'
James Edwards ...
Sergeant Joe Collyer
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Mrs. Morse
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Sarah
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Alicia (as Stacey Maxwell)
Cynthia Hull ...
Carol Mae
Ken Del Conte ...
Loch Riccano
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Follows the lives of three unrelated teenagers as they run away from their respective homes, each for different reasons. Arriving in Chicago, one tries to make good with his life only to find it a little more difficult than he had imagined, one falls in with "the rock and roll set" and comes to a violent end, and one gets mixed up with prostitutes, but comes good in the end. Shows things from both the parents side and the kids side. The underlying story is that you can't solve your problems on the road if you can't solve them at home. Written by Kevin Steinhauer {K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU}

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They experiment with drugs...with sex...with each other! See more »

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1 January 1970 (Mexico)  »

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Jovens Fugitivos  »

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Final film of Lynn Bari. See more »

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The Young Runaways
Written by Fred Karger and Kevin Coughlin
Performed by Arthur Prysock
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You don't want to end up like this, students!
4 September 1998 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

In 1974, our vice-principal -- who was also our guidance counselor -- made us watch this film. We were in Grade 8, it was the last week of school before the summer holidays, and we were soon going to experience the frightening world of high school.

Needless to say, we were completely absorbed. Our vice-principal's attempt to scare us straight certainly worked. To this day, I have never stolen a car! Thanks, Richard Dreyfuss.


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