13 West Street (1962)

80 mins | Melodrama | 1962

Director:

Philip Leacock

Producer:

William Bloom

Cinematographer:

Charles "Bud" Lawton

Editor:

Al Clark

Production Designer:

Walter Holscher

Production Company:

Ladd Enterprises, Inc.
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HISTORY

Prerelease titles: The Tiger Among Us and 13 East Street ... More Less

Prerelease titles: The Tiger Among Us and 13 East Street . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
COSTUMES
Ward
MUSIC
SOUND
Sd supv
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
PRODUCTION MISC
Scr supv
Dial coach
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Tiger Among Us by Leigh Brackett (Garden City, New York, 1957).
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
thirteen east street
The Tiger Among Us
Premiere Information:
San Francisco opening: 9 May 1962
Copyright Claimant:
Ladd Enterprises, Inc.
Copyright Date:
1 March 1962
Copyright Number:
LP21334
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
80
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Late one evening space scientist Walt Sherill is attacked and, for no apparent reason, brutally beaten by a gang of well-dressed teenagers. Brooding over his injuries, he becomes impatient with Detective Sergeant Koleski's failure to get immediate results and he decides to take the law into his own hands. Obsessed by his thirst for vengeance, he loses his job, interferes with Koleski's work, and antagonizes innocent citizens. His coercive attempts to see justice done eventually cause one of the gang members to panic and commit suicide. Chuck Landry, the wealthy psychopathic gang leader, terrorizes Walt's wife, Tracey, in revenge. Following the death of a private detective he hired to track down the boys, Walt finally catches up with Chuck at his family's home. He almost kills the boy before realizing that he is sinking to the youth's own vicious level. Coming to his senses at last, he turns Chuck over to ... +


Late one evening space scientist Walt Sherill is attacked and, for no apparent reason, brutally beaten by a gang of well-dressed teenagers. Brooding over his injuries, he becomes impatient with Detective Sergeant Koleski's failure to get immediate results and he decides to take the law into his own hands. Obsessed by his thirst for vengeance, he loses his job, interferes with Koleski's work, and antagonizes innocent citizens. His coercive attempts to see justice done eventually cause one of the gang members to panic and commit suicide. Chuck Landry, the wealthy psychopathic gang leader, terrorizes Walt's wife, Tracey, in revenge. Following the death of a private detective he hired to track down the boys, Walt finally catches up with Chuck at his family's home. He almost kills the boy before realizing that he is sinking to the youth's own vicious level. Coming to his senses at last, he turns Chuck over to Koleski. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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