The Beat Generation 64 years old

Behind the Weird "Way-Out" World of the Beatniks!

The Beat Generation

A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist. A cop goes after him after his wife is attacked.

Credits

The Beat Generation Cast

Name Character
Fay Spain She was 26, 50 years old when she died as Francee Culloran
Mamie Van Doren She was 28, now 93 years old as Georgia Altera
Maila Nurmi She was 36, 85 years old when she died as Poetess
Margaret Hayes She was 42, 60 years old when she died as Joyce Freenfield (as Maggie Hayes)
Louis Armstrong He was 57, 69 years old when he died as Himself (as Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars)
Ray Anthony He was 37, now 102 years old as Harry Altera
Dick Contino He was 29, now 94 years old as Singing Beatnik
William Schallert He was 36, 93 years old when he died as Father Dinelli (uncredited)
Jackie Coogan He was 44, 69 years old when he died as Jake Baron
Steve Cochran He was 42, 48 years old when he died as Detective Sgt. Dave Culloran
Regina Carrol She was 16, 49 years old when she died as Dancer (as Regina Gelfan)
Maxie Rosenbloom He was 51, 68 years old when he died as Wrestling Beatnik (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
Ray Danton He was 27, 60 years old when he died as Stanley Belmont aka Stan Hess
James Mitchum He was 18, now 82 years old as Art Jester (as Jim Mitchum)
Irish McCalla She was 30, 73 years old when she died as Marie Baron
Cathy Crosby as The Singer
Billy Daniels He was 43, 73 years old when he died as Dr. Elcott
Charles Chaplin, Jr. He was 34, 42 years old when he died as Lover Boy
Norm Grabowski He was 26, 79 years old when he died as The Beat Beatnik (as Grabowski)

The Beat Generation Crew

Name Department
Lewis Meltzer as Writer. He was 48 (84) years old when He died Writing
Walter Castle as Director of Photography. Camera
Ben Lewis as Editor. He was 65 (76) years old when He died Editing
Albert Glasser as Original Music Composer. He was 43 (82) years old when He died Sound
Albert Zugsmith as Producer. He was 49 (83) years old when He died Production
Charles F. Haas as Director. He was 45 (97) years old when He died Directing
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The Beat Generation (64 years)

Behind the Weird "Way-Out" World of the Beatniks!

  • Release day: Friday, July 03, 1959
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Budget: 439000.00
  • Revenue: 750000.00