Young Savages

Directed by John Frankenheimer

Year: 1961
Running Time: 103
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.75:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Young Savages

Cast
Burt Lancaster
Dina Merrill
Shelley Winters
Telly Savalas
Edward Andrews

Crew
Directed by John Frankenheimer


Screen Legend Burt Lancaster (Elmer Gantry) gives a forceful performance as a prosecutor, whose search for the truth puts his career in jeopardy, in this thought-provoking courtroom drama. The Young Savages is set in an East Harlem mired in racial tension and gang violence. While prosecuting the three Italian teens who murdered a 15-year-old blind Puerto Rican boy from a rival gang, Assistant D.A. Hank Bell (Lancaster) learns that there's is more to this case than meets the eye. Wonderfully directed by the great John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate) and based on Evan Hunter's bestselling novel A Matter of Conviction. The strong supporting cast includes Shelley Winters, Dina Merrill, Edward Andrews and Telly Savalas.

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