Sunday, 11 November 2018

The Young Savages




DIE JUNGEN WILDEN
aka THE YOUNG SAVAGES
NEUES FILM-PROGRAMM NR. 2492
AUSTRIA 1961

After a Puerto Rican teen is murdered by three white adolescents, the case comes to Assistant District Attorney Hank Bell. Realising that he used to date the mother of one of the suspects, he wonders if the boy is his son. Despite Bell's personal involvement, the district attorney keeps him on the case. However, as Bell discovers street gang involvement in the case, he and his wife begin to face physical threats.

Starring Burt Lancaster and Shelley Winters
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Music by David Amram
Based on the book by Evan Hunter
UNITED ARTISTS
USA 1961

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The Night Of The Teddy Boys




DIE NÄCHTE SIND VOLLER GEFAHREN
aka LE NOTTI DEI TEDDY BOYS
(The Nights Are Full of Dangers / The Night Of The Teddy Boys)
ILLUSTRIERTE FILM-BÜHNE VEREIGNIGT MIT ILLUSTR. FILM-KURIER NR. 6044
GERMANY 1962

Italian movie about youth crime. Three delinquent boys are left to their own devices, roaming the city at night, looking for kicks and making money how and where they can.

Starring Alessandra Panaro, Enio Girolami and Corrado Pani
Directed by Leopoldo Savona
Music by Armando Trovajoli
AURELIA FILM
ITALY 1959

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Motorcycle Gang








MOTORCYKEL-BANDEN
aka MOTORCYCLE GANG
DENMARK - NO DATE

A troublemaker returns to town only to find his old tearaway pals have joined a supervised motorcycle club. Friction erupts between him and the new leader about this goody-goody setup, and about the charms of gang moll Terry.

Starring Anne Neyland, John Ashley and Steven Terrell 
Directed By Edward L. Cahn
Executive Producer Samuel Z. Arkoff
Music By Albert Gasser
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PICTURES
USA 1957

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Cannabis


CANNABIS - ENGEL DER GEWALT
aka Cannabis
Neues Film-Programm No. 5816
Austria / Germany 1970

Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After a contract in New York, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets seriously wounded by the men of French drug kingpin Henri Emery. He manages to escape and takes refuge at Jane's. Passion sets in between the killer and the young lady. As of then, sex will be intertwined with blood and death. 

Starring Serge Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin and Curd Jürgens
Directed by Pierre Koralnik
Music by Serge Gainsbourg
GERMANY-FRANCE-ITALY 1970

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Don't Knock The Rock




Ausser Rand Und Band 2.Teil
aka Don't Knock The Rock
Neues Film-Programm Nr.258
Austria 1957

Weary of the road, rock star Arnie Haines returns to his small town to relax. But when he learns that his hometown has banned rock 'n' roll, Haines doesn't take it lying down. He has a whole new task ahead of him: to prove to the adults that the kids are all right and rock music is okay. With the support of popular disc jockey Alan Freed and some musical assistance from the likes of Bill Haley and Little Richard, Haines is off to a terrific start.

Starring Bill Haley, Alan Dale and Alan Freed
Directed by Fred F. Sears
Music by a host of rock n roll stars
COLUMBIA FILMS
USA 1956

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Kokain


KOKAIN
AKA JOHNNY STOOL PIGEON
ILLUSTRIERTE FILM PROGRAMM KINOZEITSCHRIFT NUMMER 16/500
AUSTRIA NO DATE

An undercover federal agent gets a convict out of prison to lead the way to a drug ring.

Starring Howard Duff, Shelley Winters and Dan Duryea
Directed by William Castle
Music by Milton Schwartzwald
UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL
USA 1949


Monday, 15 October 2018

The Baldhead Gang





DIE GLATZKOPF BANDE
AKA THE BALDHEAD GANG
PROGRESS FILM PROGRAMM 16/63 
GERMANY 1963

A motorcycle gang with shaved heads go wild at a holiday resort in East Germany in the early 1960's. Based on true events and given the exploitation treatment, German style! 

Starring Ulrich Thein, Erik S. Klein and Paul Berndt
Directed by Richard Groschopp
Music by helmut Nier
DEFA Film Library
East Germany 1963