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Bad Boy (1949)

Not Rated
86 min | Drama

THIS SUMMARY CONTAINS SPOILERS! Danny is a juvenile delinquent sentenced to Variety Club Ranch in lieu of jail. He charms the headmistress and goads everyone else. The marshal sets out to find source of Danny's rage, and learns he ...See moreTHIS SUMMARY CONTAINS SPOILERS! Danny is a juvenile delinquent sentenced to Variety Club Ranch in lieu of jail. He charms the headmistress and goads everyone else. The marshal sets out to find source of Danny's rage, and learns he mistakenly believes he is responsible for his mother's death. After a final crime spree and escape attempt, Danny learns he's not to blame. Court return him to Ranch on the marshal's conviction that he's redeemed from life of crime. Danny goes on to graduate from Texas A&M's ROTC program. Written by Rita Richardson See less
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Robert Hardy Andrews (screenplay) (as Robert D. Andrews) (story) (as Robert D. Andrews) | Karl Kamb (additional dialogue) | Paul Short (story)
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Feb 22, 1949 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Audie Murphy
Danny Lester Danny Lester   See fewer
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Lloyd Nolan
Marshall Brown Marshall Brown   See fewer
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Jane Wyatt
Mrs. Maud Brown Mrs. Maud Brown   See fewer
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Stanley Clements
Bitsy Johnson Bitsy Johnson   See fewer
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Martha Vickers
Lila Strawn Lila Strawn   See fewer
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Rhys Williams
Arnold Strawn Arnold Strawn   See fewer
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Selena Royle
Judge Florence Prentiss Judge Florence Prentiss   See fewer
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Jimmy Lydon
Ted Hendry (as James Lydon) Ted Hendry (as James Lydon)   See fewer
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Dickie Moore
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Tommy Cook
Floyd Floyd   See fewer
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William F. Leicester
Joe Shields (as William Lester) Joe Shields (as William Lester)   See fewer
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Richard Gorelick
Juvenile Delinquent #1 Juvenile Delinquent #1   See fewer
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Andy Andrews
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Auer
Mrs. Meeham (uncredited) Mrs. Meeham (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Beban Jr.
Bill - the Bell Captain (uncredited) Bill - the Bell Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Biby
Hotel Guest (uncredited) Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Blake
Miss Worth (uncredited) Miss Worth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walden Boyle
Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Cantor
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Cartledge
Bellhop in Locker Room (uncredited) Bellhop in Locker Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Chase
Sheriff Wells (uncredited) Sheriff Wells (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Hotel Guest (uncredited) Hotel Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Gaddis
Police Officer in Car (uncredited) Police Officer in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Gilbert
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James Gonzalez
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Harold Goodwin
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Marion Gray
Matron (uncredited) Matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shep Houghton
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Milton Kibbee
Mike the Constable (uncredited) Mike the Constable (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lomas
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Mahoney
Police Officer in Hospital (uncredited) Police Officer in Hospital (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Murgi
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John O'Connor
Hotel Detective (uncredited) Hotel Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerry Pattison
Joe's Blonde (uncredited) Joe's Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis Pierlot
Mr. Pardee (uncredited) Mr. Pardee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Catherine Price
Matron (uncredited) Matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Ruhl
Police Dispatcher (uncredited) Police Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Sande
Texas Oil Man (uncredited) Texas Oil Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Saxe
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Robert Strong
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Ray Teal
Bob - Police Officer (uncredited) Bob - Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Dr. Fletcher (uncredited) Dr. Fletcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Walker
Ollie, the Cook (uncredited) Ollie, the Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Woodell
Mrs. Strawn (uncredited) Mrs. Strawn (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 200 votes