The Young Stranger

Overview

Adapting a made-for-TV play that he had directed for the screen, John Frankenheimer made his feature film debut with this sensitive father-son drama. Tom Ditmar James Daly is a movie studio executive who has a strained relationship with his teenaged son Hal James MacArthur. Hal is arrested after an incident in a movie theater in which he was provoked into slugging the manager, Grubbs Whit Bissell. Hal is rude to the police officer, Sergeant Shipley James Gregory. Tom Ditmar gets the charges dropped but doesn't ...
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Overview

Adapting a made-for-TV play that he had directed for the screen, John Frankenheimer made his feature film debut with this sensitive father-son drama. Tom Ditmar James Daly is a movie studio executive who has a strained relationship with his teenaged son Hal James MacArthur. Hal is arrested after an incident in a movie theater in which he was provoked into slugging the manager, Grubbs Whit Bissell. Hal is rude to the police officer, Sergeant Shipley James Gregory. Tom Ditmar gets the charges dropped but doesn't believe his son's story. Hal goes back to talk to Grubbs to try to get him to tell his father what really happened. ~ Michael Betzold
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/16/2012
  • UPC: 883316448977
  • Original Release: 1957
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:24:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 65,741

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James MacArthur Hal Ditmar
Kim Hunter Helen Ditmar
James Daly Tom Ditmar
James Gregory Sgt. Shipley
Whit Bissell Grubbs
Jeff Silver Jerry
Jack Mullaney Confused Boy
Eddie Ryder Man in Theater
Jean Corbett Girl in Theater
Charles Davis Detective
Marian Seldes Mrs. Morse
Terry Kelman Donald Morse
Edith Evanson Lotte
Thomas Pittman Lynn
Howard Price Doorman
Gary Vinson Boy in Courtroom
Technical Credits
John Frankenheimer Director
Edward A. Biery Editor
Albert S. D'Agostino Art Director
Robert Dozier Screenwriter
John Mansbridge Art Director
Stuart Millar Producer
Robert Planck Cinematographer
Leonard Rosenman Score Composer
Robert Swink Editor
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