skip navigation
Never Take Candy From a Stranger

Never Take Candy From a Stranger(1961)

Contribute

FOR Never Take Candy From a Stranger (1961) YOU CAN

UPLOAD AN IMAGE SUBMIT A VIDEO OR MOVIE CLIP ADD ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WRITE YOUR OWN REVIEW

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (0)

Shop tcm.com

Never Take Candy... - NOT AVAILABLE

Crying Boy

VOTE FOR THIS TITLE:
Our records indicate this title is not available on Home Video. Vote below for it to be released on DVD.

  1. Total votes: vote now!
  2. Rank: (why vote?)

FULL SYNOPSIS

powered by AFI

Clarence Olderberry, a senile psychopath living in a Canadian town, is sexually attracted to little girls. High school principal Peter Carter and his wife, Sally, new arrivals from England, discover that their 9-year-old daughter Jean and her playmate Lucille have undressed in front of Olderberry in exchange for candy. Peter takes the matter to court, but the wealthy Olderberry's son, a powerful influence in the community, is able to conceal the fact that his father is a former mental patient and at the same time arouse public sentiment against the Carters. The prosecution is dropped when the defense counsel, a clever "family" lawyer, bullies and confuses Jean, and the old man is acquitted. Peter resigns his post and prepares to leave town when he discovers that Jean and Lucille have vanished, as has Clarence Olderberry. A search party finds the old man beside the murdered body of Lucille. Jean is found wandering around, unaware of the fate that has befallen her friend.