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Because They're Young (1960)

102 min | Drama

A new high school teacher tries to help troubled students and falls in love with the principal's secretary.
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Writers
John Farris (novel "Harrison High") | James Gunn
Composer
John Williams (as Johnny Williams)
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Updated Apr 30, 1960

Release date
Apr 1960 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Dick Clark
Neil Hendry Neil Hendry   See fewer
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Victoria Shaw
Joan Dietrich Joan Dietrich   See fewer
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Michael Callan
Griff Rimer Griff Rimer   See fewer
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Tuesday Weld
Anne Gregor Anne Gregor   See fewer
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Warren Berlinger
Buddy McCalla Buddy McCalla   See fewer
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Roberta Shore
Richelle 'Ricky' Summers Richelle 'Ricky' Summers   See fewer
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Doug McClure
Jim Trent Jim Trent   See fewer
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Duane Eddy
Self - Guitarist (also as Duane Eddy and the Rebels) Self - Guitarist (also as Duane Eddy and the Rebels)   See fewer
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James Darren
Self - Singer Self - Singer   See fewer
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Linda Watkins
Frances McCalla Frances McCalla   See fewer
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Chris Robinson
Patcher Patcher   See fewer
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Rudy Bond
Chris Chris   See fewer
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Wendell Holmes
Principal Donlan Principal Donlan   See fewer
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Philip Coolidge
Mr. Rimer Mr. Rimer   See fewer
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Bart Patton
Michael Kramer Michael Kramer   See fewer
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Stephen Talbot
Eric Hendry Eric Hendry   See fewer
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Jack Bryan
Mr. George Gregor (uncredited) Mr. George Gregor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathryn Card
Mrs. Wellenberg (uncredited) Mrs. Wellenberg (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Casey
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Malcolm Cassell
School Editor (uncredited) School Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Shopper with Cart (uncredited) Shopper with Cart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Schoolteacher (uncredited) Schoolteacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Genge
Coach Al Pekarek (uncredited) Coach Al Pekarek (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Karath
Girl Friend (uncredited) Girl Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marlyn Mason
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom McBride
Store Detective (uncredited) Store Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley Mitchell
Mrs. Summers (uncredited) Mrs. Summers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susan Odin
Plump Girl (uncredited) Plump Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Riley
Benton (uncredited) Benton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Rydell
Self - Vocalist ("Swingin School") (uncredited) Self - Vocalist ("Swingin School") (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Zaremba
Mr. Trent (uncredited) Mr. Trent (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 281 votes