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Johnny Rocco (1958)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 21 December 1958 (USA)
Gangster and police look for a gangster's son who witnessed a murder.

Director:

Paul Landres

Writers:

James O'Hanlon (screenplay), Richard Carlson (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Richard Eyer ... Johnny Rocco
Stephen McNally ... Tony Rocco
Coleen Gray ... Lois Mayfield, Teacher
James Flavin ... Mooney
Russ Conway ... Police Lt. Fred Garron
Leslie Bradley ... Father Regan
Frank Wilcox ... Gordon Lane
Matty Fain Matty Fain ... Dino (as M. G. Fain)
Carey Loftin ... Motorcycle Cop (as Harry Loftin)
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A sedan used in smuggling narcotics speeds north from Tiajuana, Mexico. In it are gangsters Mooney and Tony Rocco, and Rocco's son, Johnny. . A California motorcycle cop overtakes it. Mooney suddenly brakes the sedan, the officer smashes into it and is killed. Johnny is shocked by the murder and Mooney cautions Rocco to keep the kid's mouth shut. Later at school, Johnny's teacher, Lois Mayfield, noticing something is troubling Johnny, calls on his father and awakens in Rocco an awareness of the world Johnny is being exposed to. The narcotic smuggling syndicate head, Gordon Lane, fearful that Johnny will tell all he knows, orders Mooney to trail the boy. To escape Mooney, Johnny runs into a church where he is befriended by Father Regen. Police Inspector Garron, meanwhile visits Lois, who was seen emerging from Rocco's apartment. She explains her mission there, and Garron, now suspecting Rocco, confronts him with the assertion that the gang will stop at nothing if they think the boy ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Run, Kid...Run! (original print ad) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Morte Selou Seus Lábios See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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