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T-Bird Gang (1959)

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A high school boy, out to find his father's killer, joins up with a gang of juvenile delinquents.

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Robert Wendell
Glenn Campbell
Henry Randolph
Earl Miles
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A high school boy, out to find his father's killer, joins up with a gang of juvenile delinquents.

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The one year out of high school crowd--fast cars, girls . . . no place to go!

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Jack Nicholson and John Herman Shaner appeared in publicity stills for the film. They did not appear in the film but posed in the pictures as a favor to producer Roger Corman. See more »

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Watched it twice in a row
6 November 2012 | by (Brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

This flick is cool, daddio. I agree with another reviewer that the Shelley Manne bebop score alone makes it worth watching, but there's a lot more. The acting ranges from fascinatingly bad to surprisingly good (well maybe good is an exaggeration; maybe "convincing"?). Good-looking cast. The screenplay isn't half bad. It moves along at a nice pace. Has a noirish quality. The moll's makeup job! The gang leader's "understated alpha male" shtick: he's a total control freak--renames one gang member "boy", god forbid you should make a peep while he's listening to classical music. Also affects a James Cagney-like style of speaking. So much more to savor.


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