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The Vicious Years (1950)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 10 March 1950 (USA)
Mario, an Italian war orphan, sees Luca Rossi commit a murder. Eager for a home and family life, Mario promises not to tell the police if Luca takes him into his household and family. Luca ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Florey

Writer:

N. Richard Nash (original screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Cook ... Mario
Sybil Merritt Sybil Merritt ... Dina Rossi
Eduard Franz ... Emilio Rossi
Gar Moore Gar Moore ... Luca Rossi
Anthony Ross ... Police Insp. Umberto Spezia
Marjorie Eaton ... Zia Lola
Russ Tamblyn ... Tino (as Rusty Tamblyn)
Eve Miller ... Giulia
Lester Sharpe ... Matteo
John Doucette ... Giorgio
Crane Whitley Crane Whitley ... Leopoldi
Paul Gardini Paul Gardini ... Waiter
Carlo Tricoli Carlo Tricoli ... Doctor
James Lombardo James Lombardo ... Vittorio - a Schoolboy
Ida Smeraldo Ida Smeraldo ... Innkeeper
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Storyline

Mario, an Italian war orphan, sees Luca Rossi commit a murder. Eager for a home and family life, Mario promises not to tell the police if Luca takes him into his household and family. Luca fears and hates Mario, but his father, mother and sister all come to love him. Afraid the Mario will reveal his secret, Luca attempts to kill him. Aware now, just as he has suspected, Emilio Rossi realizes that his son is no good and turns him over to the police. Mario is persuaded to stay with the family as an adopted son. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Jahre der Lüge See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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