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The Vicious Years (1950)

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81 min | Crime, Drama

Mario, an Italian war orphan, sees Luca Rossi commit a murder. Eager for a home and family life, Mario promises not to tell the police if Luca takes him into his household and family. Luca fears and hates Mario, but his father, mother and ...See moreMario, an Italian war orphan, sees Luca Rossi commit a murder. Eager for a home and family life, Mario promises not to tell the police if Luca takes him into his household and family. Luca fears and hates Mario, but his father, mother and sister all come to love him. Afraid the Mario will reveal his secret, Luca attempts to kill him. Aware now, just as he has suspected, Emilio Rossi realizes that his son is no good and turns him over to the police. Mario is persuaded to stay with the family as an adopted son. Written by Les Adams See less
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N. Richard Nash (original screenplay)
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Updated Mar 10, 1950

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Mar 10, 1950 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Tommy Cook
Mario Mario   See fewer
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Sybil Merritt
Dina Rossi Dina Rossi   See fewer
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Eduard Franz
Emilio Rossi Emilio Rossi   See fewer
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Gar Moore
Luca Rossi Luca Rossi   See fewer
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Anthony Ross
Police Insp. Umberto Spezia Police Insp. Umberto Spezia   See fewer
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Marjorie Eaton
Zia Lola Zia Lola   See fewer
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Russ Tamblyn
Tino (as Rusty Tamblyn) Tino (as Rusty Tamblyn)   See fewer
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Eve Miller
Giulia Giulia   See fewer
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Lester Sharpe
Matteo Matteo   See fewer
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John Doucette
Giorgio Giorgio   See fewer
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Crane Whitley
Leopoldi Leopoldi   See fewer
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Paul Gardini
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Carlo Tricoli
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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James Lombardo
Vittorio - a Schoolboy Vittorio - a Schoolboy   See fewer
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Ida Smeraldo
Innkeeper Innkeeper   See fewer
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Nick Thompson
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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Fred Gavlin
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Welton
Schoolboy (uncredited) Schoolboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 13 votes