GenreCrime, Drama, Romance Music directorRaymond Scott CountryUnited States
Release dateJune 22, 1958 WriterRichard Day (screenplay), Harold Robbins (novel), Harold Robbins (screenplay) CastJohn Drew Barrymore (Francis 'Frankie' Kane), Steve McQueen (Martin Cabell), Robert Bray ('Silk' Fennelli), Lita Milan (Julie Cabell) Similar moviesThe Gangster (1947), I Walk Alone (1948), Young Dillinger (1965), The Family Secret (1951), 711 Ocean Drive (1950)
TaglineRAW and VIOLENT as the book that sold 3,000,000 SIZZLING copies!
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Never Love A Stranger is a 1958 crime and gangster film that is based on Harold Robbins' 1948 debut novel with the same title. The film was shot in black and white starring John Drew Barrymore and Robert Bray, and featuring a young Steve McQueen.
The noir film is about Frankie Kane (Barrymore) who is brought up in a Catholic orphanage. He befriends a Jewish law student named Martin Cabell (McQueen) and becomes romantically involved with Cabell's sister Julie (Lita Milan). Kane learns later that he is also Jewish, and when told he will be removed from the orphanage and moved to a Jewish home he runs away and turns to a life of crime. Later, after joining a major crime syndicate, he reconnects with Julie, finally deciding to join Martin, now a District Attorney, in shutting down the syndicate.