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Untamed Youth (1957)

| Drama | 1957 (Argentina)
Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »

Director:

Howard W. Koch

Writers:

John C. Higgins (screenplay), Stephen Longstreet (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mamie Van Doren ... Penny Lowe
Lori Nelson ... Jane Lowe
John Russell ... Russ Tropp
Don Burnett ... Bob Steele
Eddie Cochran ... Bong
Lurene Tuttle ... Judge Cecilia Steele Tropp
Yvonne Lime ... Baby
Jeanne Carmen ... Lillibet
Robert Foulk ... Sheriff Mitch Bowers
Wayne Taylor Wayne Taylor ... Duke
Jered Barclay Jered Barclay ... Ralph (as Jerry Barclay)
Keith Richards ... Angelo
Valerie Reynolds Valerie Reynolds ... Arkie
Lucita Lucita ... Margaritia
Glenn Dixon Glenn Dixon ... Jack Landis
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Storyline

Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a local prison work program and the women are put in the cotton fields to work off their sentence. Tropp marries the middle-aged widowed judge in order to ensure a stable supply of cheap labor to undercut his competition. The prisoners suffer ill treatment, but the judge's son has signed on as a hired hand and begins to figure out the scam as he falls in love with Jane, and Penny dreams of making it big in showbiz. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Starring the girl built like a platinum powerhouse Mamie Van Doren See more »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1957 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Anonyma koritsia See more »

Filming Locations:

Bakersfield, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Russ Tropp's car is a 1957 Imperial Crown Southampton coupe. 4,885 were made with a MSRP of $4,736 ($43,200 in 2018). Imperial was Chrysler's luxury brand, much as Lincoln is to Ford and Cadillac is to GM. See more »

Quotes

Bob Steele: The Law? Mother, I don't care about the Law. And I don't think you will either, not after I tell you a few of the things that are going on out at Mr. Tropp's private little kingdom.
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Connections

Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Go, Go, Calypso
Written by Les Baxter
Performed by Mamie Van Doren (uncredited)
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One word: Mamie Van Doren
3 November 2000 | by InzyWimzySee all my reviews

I tried and tried not to look at the breasts, but Mamie is so convincing! If not for her endowed assets, my attention would've been flipping all over the place. Supposedly in th 50s, juvenile delinquents do time picking cotton on the farm for the man in the 10 gallon hat. He's not very nice and manipulates everyone in this film. The only thing keeping the teens going is their rock n roll in which Mamie jiggles and wiggles (even admitting it through song) all over the place. She's very good at what she does. By the way, did she have any dialogue in this film? My mind must've been elsewhere.


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