Cry Tough (film)

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Cry Tough
Cry Tough 1959 film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Paul Stanley
Produced by Harry Kleiner
Written by Harry Kleiner
Based on the novel Cry Tough
by Irving Shulman
Starring John Saxon
Linda Cristal
Music by Laurindo Almeida
Cinematography Irving Glassberg
Philip H. Lathrop
Edited by Frederic Knudtson
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • August 1959 (1959-08)
Running time
83 minutes
Country United States
Language English-Spanish

Cry Tough is a 1959 crime drama film directed by Paul Stanley written by Harry Kleiner, starring John Saxon and Linda Cristal.[1]

The screenplay of the film is based on the novel of the same name by Irving Shulman. However, in the transition from print to film the Jewish Brooklyn gang of the novel became a Puerto Rican gang in Spanish Harlem.[2]



  1. ^ Cry Tough at the American Film Institute Catalog
  2. ^ "Cry Tough film article". at Retrieved 2014-08-22. 

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