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The Young Stranger

The Young Stranger(1957)

Also Known As: Deal a Blow | Is This Our Son? | Strike a Blow |

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Brief Synopsis

A neglected teen gets into trouble with the law.

Cast & Crew

James MacArthur Harold J. Ditmar
Kim Hunter Helen Ditmar
James Daly Thomas Ditmar
James Gregory Sgt. Shipley
Jeff Silver Jerry Doyle
Jack Mullaney Confused boy
Tom Pittman Lynn Spears
Charles Davis Detective
Eddie Ryder Man in movie theater
Jean Corbett Woman in movie theater
Marian Seldes Mrs. Morse
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 7 Apr 1957; Los Angeles opening: 10 Apr 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
EBX; UCLA has VHS P-VA1241M + 35mm; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  83-84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Interesting thematic exploration

    Bizfinguy 2013-03-03

    Touches on themes of loveless marriage, alienation of family in pursuit of success, the generation gap and how powerful people can throw around their... MORE>

  • Rebel with a Cause

    Jarrod McDonald 2009-11-20

    The film reminds me of those afterschool specials that became so popular a few decades later on network television. 'The Young Stranger' is... MORE>

  • No-fault divorce was illegal in 1957

    geezer 2009-11-08

    Interesting depiction of dysfunctional American success in the "burbs" -- 50's-style!Stronger families succumbed to annihilation once... MORE>