The Weak and the Wicked

The Weak and the Wicked

The Weak and the Wicked (called Young and Willing in the United States) is a 1954 British drama film directed by J. Lee Thompson based on the book by his wife, Joan Henry, starring Glynis Johns and Diana Dors.


Frank "women in prison" story that sympathetically tracks several inmates through their imprisonment and subsequent return to society. Some are successfully rehabilitated; some are not.

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    director J. Lee Thompson
    editor Richard Best
    genre drama
    keywords bond follow gamble
    musicBy Leighton Lucas
    producer Victor Skutezky
    productionCompany Marble Arch
    publisher Allied Artists Associated British
    theme prison