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Stakeout on Dope Street (1958)

83 min | Crime, Drama

Three teenagers find a briefcase with a beat-up old can in it. They throw away the can and pawn the suitcase. When they read in the papers that the can was full of uncut heroin and belonged to a drug dealer who killed two narcotics agents ...See moreThree teenagers find a briefcase with a beat-up old can in it. They throw away the can and pawn the suitcase. When they read in the papers that the can was full of uncut heroin and belonged to a drug dealer who killed two narcotics agents in a shootout, they go back to look for the can, find it, and decide to go into the heroin selling business. However, the drug dealer's gang also wants the heroin, finds out the boys have it, and sets out to hunt them down and get back their dope. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Writers
Andrew J. Fenady (screenplay) (story) | Irvin Kershner (screenplay) (story) | Irwin Schwartz (screenplay) (story)
Cinematographer
Haskell Wexler (as Mark Jeffrey)
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Release date
May 3, 1958 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Yale Wexler
Jim Bowers Jim Bowers   See fewer
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Jonathan Haze
Julian 'Ves' Vespucci (as Jonathon Haze) Julian 'Ves' Vespucci (as Jonathon Haze)   See fewer
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Steven Marlo
Nick Raymond (as Morris Miller) Nick Raymond (as Morris Miller)   See fewer
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Herman Rudin
Mitch Swardurski Mitch Swardurski   See fewer
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Philip Mansour
Lenny Potter (as Phillip Mansour) Lenny Potter (as Phillip Mansour)   See fewer
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Frank Harding
Capt. Richard R. Allen Capt. Richard R. Allen   See fewer
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William Shaw
Chuck (as Bill Shaw) Chuck (as Bill Shaw)   See fewer
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Andrew J. Fenady
Stan (as A.J. Fenady) Stan (as A.J. Fenady)   See fewer
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Slate Harlow
Officer Lynn Donahue Officer Lynn Donahue   See fewer
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Herschel Bernardi
Mr. Fennel Mr. Fennel   See fewer
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Carol Nelson
Nick's girl Nick's girl   See fewer
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Edward Schaaf
Samuel Alber (as Ed Schaff) Samuel Alber (as Ed Schaff)   See fewer
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Matt Resnick
Sgt. Fred Matthews Sgt. Fred Matthews   See fewer
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Charles Guasti
Jerome Lake Jerome Lake   See fewer
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Ida Morgan
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Wendy Wilde
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John Savage
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Lawrence Raimond
Mr. Vespucci (as Larry Raimond) Mr. Vespucci (as Larry Raimond)   See fewer
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Byrd Holland
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Harold Saunders
Informant (as Hal Saunders) Informant (as Hal Saunders)   See fewer
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Geri Willis
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James Giles
Detective (as Jim Giles) Detective (as Jim Giles)   See fewer
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Coleman Francis
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Ginny Roberts
Girl in Hall Girl in Hall   See fewer
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Michael Stoycoff
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6.5 / 10 | 278 votes