Violent Playground Poster

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
Sgt. Truman (Stanley Baker), a policeman who deals with juvenile delinquents, visits the Murphy household after a theft by the young twins, Mary and Patrick. There he meets their older sister, Cathie (Anne Heywood), and soon begins a romantic involvement with her. However, Cathie's brother, Johnnie (David McCallum), is the leader of an infamous local gang, and doesn't like to see his sister with a cop. Gradually, Truman starts to see a link between Johnnie and a string of local arsons.

Cast: Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum

Director: Basil Dearden

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Temptation, 1950s, Police officer, Tense, Sister, Investigation, School, Pursuit, Gritty, Brooding