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The Boys (1962)

In 1962 London, four troublesome teenagers are charged by the police with robbing a garage and murdering the night watchman.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writer:

Stuart Douglass (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Todd ... Victor Webster
Robert Morley ... Montgomery
Dudley Sutton ... Stan Coulter
Ronald Lacey ... Billy Herne
Tony Garnett Tony Garnett ... Ginger Thompson
Jess Conrad ... Barney Lee
Felix Aylmer ... The Judge / Judge
Wilfrid Brambell ... Robert Brewer (as Wilfred Bramble)
Colin Gordon ... Gordon Lonsdale
Kenneth J. Warren Kenneth J. Warren ... George Tanner
Allan Cuthbertson ... Randolph St. John (as Alan Cuthbertson)
Wensley Pithey Wensley Pithey ... Mr. Coulter (as Wensley Pithey/Wensley Athey)
Roy Kinnear ... Mark Salmon
Patrick Magee ... Mr. Lee
David Lodge ... Mr. Herne
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Storyline

When the night watchman of a garage is found murdered, 4 young men are arrested and put on trial. Under cross-examination, suspects and witnesses give differing accounts of the same incidents that led up to the crime. After re-examining the suspects' statements, the prosecuting counsel finally learns the truth. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1962 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Băieţii See more »

Filming Locations:

Soho, London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jess Conrad has said in interviews that Sidney J. Furie told "The Boys" to tear up the script, and improvise their dialogue. See more »

Goofs

The events leading to the trial are said on numerous occasions throughout the film to have taken place on a Thursday, January 15, 1962. January 15, 1962 was actually a Monday. See more »

Quotes

Montgomery: Are you proud of being a lavatory attendant?
The Judge: That's a most unseemly question Mr Montgomery. The witness need not answer it.
Robert Brewer: Well I will answer it. I am proud. Very proud.
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Alternate Versions

The 2009 DVD master seems to come from a TV master. The movie is cropped to a ratio 1:1.77 with some strong anamorphic deformations. Also the nude calendar presented at the trial is blurred. See more »

Connections

References Damn the Defiant! (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Brian Bennett, Bruce Welch & Hank B. Marvin
Played by The Shadows
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Nice little gem
27 June 2018 | by macbrian-07429See all my reviews

I came across this gem recently, having not seen it before. A great stellar cast of experience balances nicely with the youth on trial. Good story, and captivating. Recommended!


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