The Beatniks is a 1960 American crime film in the teensploitation genre directed by Paul Frees. The film was shot in 1958 under the title of Sideburns and Sympathy. In 1958 it was announced the film was to have been produced by Elmer Carl Rhodan Jr. (1922-1959). In addition to producing teen exploitation films such as Daddy-O, The Cool and the Crazy (both 1958), The Delinquents (1957) and Corn’s-A-Poppin’ (1956), Rhodan was the son of the owner of the Midwestern Commonwealth Theatre chain, but died in 1959.
black & white, mono, fullscreen, 72 minutes. DVD-R comes packaged as shown in color DVD case, wrapped in plastic!