The Grissom Gang (1971) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Grissom Gang (1971)

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Movie Info

This film is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, and headed by a Ma Barker clone.

Cast

Kim Darby
as Barbara Blandish
Scott Wilson
as Slim Grissom
Tony Musante
as Eddie Hagen
Robert Lansing
as Dave Fenner
Irene Dailey
as Ma Grissom
Connie Stevens
as Anna Borg
Wesley Addy
as John P. Blandish
Joey Faye
as Woppy
Dotts Johnson
as Johnny Hutchins
Hal Baylor
as Chief McLaine
Matt Clark
as Bailey
Alex Wilson
as Jerry McGowan
Elliott Street
as Station Boy
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Critic Reviews for The Grissom Gang

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

It works best as a complex macabre black comedy on family relations.

April 30, 2007 | Rating: B | Full Review…

It's certainly a wonderfully entertaining and well-crafted movie that plays perhaps better today than it did in 1971.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

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