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Untamed Youth
     

Untamed Youth

Director: Howard W. Koch, Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell

Cast: Howard W. Koch, Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell

 
Untamed Youth is a camp classic, so stupefyingly awful that it's actually festive. The villains are cotton grower Tropp (John Russell) and corrupt female judge Mrs. Steele (Lurene Tuttle), who conspire between them to ship female convicts to work on Tropp's farm for starvation wages. Two of the new arrivals are professional entertainers Penny (Mamie Van Doren)

Overview

Untamed Youth is a camp classic, so stupefyingly awful that it's actually festive. The villains are cotton grower Tropp (John Russell) and corrupt female judge Mrs. Steele (Lurene Tuttle), who conspire between them to ship female convicts to work on Tropp's farm for starvation wages. Two of the new arrivals are professional entertainers Penny (Mamie Van Doren) and Janey (Lori Nelson), arrested on trumped-up charges and forced to work off their sentence on the Tropp spread. Salvation arrives in the form of Bob (Don Burnett), Mrs. Steele's son, who intends to expose his mom's eeeevil scheme. Featured in the cast is rock-and-roller Eddie Cochran, who gets to sing one song -- while Mamie Van Doren is permitted four numbers. To repeat examples of the film's howlingly bad dialogue would be to rob the viewer of the perverse pleasure of experiencing Untamed Youth in all its trashy glory.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/01/2009
UPC:
0883316225868
Original Release:
1957
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[B&W, Wide Screen]
Time:
1:20:00
Sales rank:
44,124

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mamie Van Doren Penny Lowe
Lori Nelson Jane Lowe
John Russell Trump
Eddie Cochran Bong
Lurene Tuttle Mrs. Steele
Don Burnett Bob
Yvonne Lime Baby
Jeanne Carmen Lillibet
Robert Foulk Mitch
Wayne Taylor Duke
Jerry Barclay Ralph
Valerie Reynolds Arkie
Lucita Margarita
Glenn Dixon Landis
Wally Brown Pinky
Richard Keith Actor

Technical Credits
Howard W. Koch Director
Baxter Score Composer
Carl Guthrie Cinematographer
John C. Higgins Screenwriter
Art Loel Art Director
Aubrey Schenk Producer
John Schreyer Editor

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