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  • Young and Willing (1954)
  • Approved
    88 min | Crime, Drama
Young and Willing (1954)
Approved
88 min | Crime, Drama

Frank "women in prison" story that sympathetically tracks several inmates through their imprisonment and subsequent return to society. Some are successfully rehabilitated; some are not.
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Director
J. Lee Thompson (as J. Lee-Thompson)
Writers
Joan Henry (book "Who Lie in Gaol") (in collaboration with) | J. Lee Thompson (screenplay by) (as J. Lee-Thompson) | Anne Burnaby (screenplay by)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Director
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 4, 1954

Release date
Jul 18, 1954 (United States)

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Cast

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51 cast members
Name Known for
Glynis Johns
Jean Raymond Jean Raymond   See fewer
Diana Dors
Betty Brown Betty Brown   See fewer
John Gregson
Dr. Michael Hale Dr. Michael Hale   See fewer
Olive Sloane
Nellie Baden, inmate Nellie Baden, inmate   See fewer
Rachel Roberts
Pat, pregnant inmate Pat, pregnant inmate   See fewer
Jane Hylton
Babs Peters, inmate Babs Peters, inmate   See fewer
Athene Seyler
Millie Williams, inmate Millie Williams, inmate   See fewer
Jean Taylor Smith
Prison Governor (Grange) Prison Governor (Grange)   See fewer
Cecil Trouncer
Presiding Judge Presiding Judge   See fewer
Ursula Howells
Pam Vickers Pam Vickers   See fewer
Edwin Styles
Seymour Seymour   See fewer
Sidney James
Syd Baden Syd Baden   See fewer
Eliot Makeham
Grandad Baden Grandad Baden   See fewer
Joan Haythorne
Prison Governor (Blackdown) Prison Governor (Blackdown)   See fewer
Joyce Heron
Prison Matron Arnold Prison Matron Arnold   See fewer
Anthony Nicholls
Prison Chaplain Prison Chaplain   See fewer
Josephine Stuart
Andy, pregnant inmate Andy, pregnant inmate   See fewer
Paul Carpenter
Joe, Bab's boyfriend Joe, Bab's boyfriend   See fewer
Sybil Thorndike
Mabel Wicks, Millie's friend Mabel Wicks, Millie's friend   See fewer
A.E. Matthews
Harry Wicks, Mabel's beau Harry Wicks, Mabel's beau   See fewer
Barbara Couper
Prison Doctor Prison Doctor   See fewer
Mary Merrall
Mrs. Skinner Mrs. Skinner   See fewer
Marjorie Rhodes
Suzie, bigamist inmate Suzie, bigamist inmate   See fewer
Tom Gill
Shop Assistant Shop Assistant   See fewer
Herbert C. Walton
Blue Eyes, the gardener Blue Eyes, the gardener   See fewer
Irene Handl
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
Sandra Dorne
Stella Stella   See fewer
Bessie Love
Prisoner Prisoner   See fewer
Marjorie Stewart
Prisoner Prisoner   See fewer
Hannah Watt
Prison Matron Prison Matron   See fewer
Margaret Diamond
Prison Matron Prison Matron   See fewer
Maureen Pryor
Prison Matron Prison Matron   See fewer
Ruth Dunning
Prison Matron Prison Matron   See fewer
Kathleen Michael
Prison Matron Prison Matron   See fewer
Jean Anderson
Policewoman in Court (uncredited) Policewoman in Court (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Beaton
Cafe Patron (uncredited) Cafe Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Ballard Berkeley
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Boddey
Police sergeant (uncredited) Police sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
Aidan Harrington
Man at Funfair (uncredited) Man at Funfair (uncredited)   See fewer
Victor Harrington
Shopper Who Bumps into Nellie (uncredited) Shopper Who Bumps into Nellie (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Hawkins
2nd Store Detective (uncredited) 2nd Store Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Lyder
Dancer / Man at Funfair (uncredited) Dancer / Man at Funfair (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Newley
Bob (uncredited) Bob (uncredited)   See fewer
Dido Plumb
Man at Fair (uncredited) Man at Fair (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Saynor
Poilceman in Town Square (uncredited) Poilceman in Town Square (uncredited)   See fewer
George Spence
Man at Funfair (uncredited) Man at Funfair (uncredited)   See fewer
Marianne Stone
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
Rita Tobin-Weske
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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