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Dangerous Years (1947)

Passed | | Crime, Drama | 7 December 1947 (USA)
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve ... See full summary »

Director:

Arthur Pierson

Writer:

Arnold Belgard (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Halop ... Danny Jones (as William Halop)
Scotty Beckett ... Willy Miller
Richard Gaines ... Edgar Burns
Ann E. Todd ... Doris Martin
Jerome Cowan ... Weston
Anabel Shaw ... Connie Burns
Darryl Hickman ... Leo Emerson
Dickie Moore ... Gene Spooner
Harry Harvey Jr. Harry Harvey Jr. ... Phil Kenny
Gil Stratton ... Tammy McDonald (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
Harry Shannon ... Judge Raymond
Donald Curtis ... Jeff Carter
Joseph Vitale ... August Miller
Marilyn Monroe ... Evie - Waitress at the Gopher Hole
Nana Bryant ... Miss Templeton
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Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Crime | Drama

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This was the first film in which Scotty Beckett and Dickie Moore appeared on screen together. They had previously appeared in several movies where they played younger and older versions of the same character. (For example, in Heaven Can Wait (1943), Scotty played the hero, Henry Van Cleve, at age 9, while Dickie played him at age 14, and Don Ameche played him as an adult.) Also, Scotty had previously replaced Dickie as George 'Spanky' McFarland's sidekick in the "Our Gang" series. See more »

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Featured in Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1987) See more »

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exploited delinquent film
7 February 2005 | by jade_f45See all my reviews

This movie wasn't very exciting nor was the acting in it as well. I had picked this movie up at a pawn shop while I was buying strings for my guitar and decided to watch it because I had heard Marilyn Monroe was in it. It was the typical teenage movie where it displays the slums looking like San Francisco and made the teenagers all have New York accents and bad attitudes. I felt I was robbed when I noticed that Marilyn had a bit part in the movie and her name was called only once. I despise movies that promise the settings will be better the plot doesn't move you at all. The scriptwriter doesn't know how to write anything. This movie really should of stayed back in the pawn shop where I first found it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Juventud en peligro See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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