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The Grissom Gang

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 2003
Running time:128 minutes
Cast:Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing, Connie Stevens
Director:Robert Aldrich
Writer:James Hadley Chase, Leon Griffiths

Description: The Grissom Gang 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 Ma Barker clone Irene Dailey. One of the Grissoms, played by Scott Wilson, takes a liking to his prisoner, which results in a bloody breakdown of the family unit. Both The Grissom Gang and the original No Orchids for Miss Blandish were inspired by the best-seller by James Hadley Chase, though neither film retains Chase's original ending.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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