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Jail Bait
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Jail Bait -- Vic Brady draws young Don Gregor into a life of crime. He then blackmails Gregor's plastic surgeon father into fixing up his face so he can evade the cops. This is Steve Reeves' first speaking part.

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Director:
Writers:
Alex Gordon (story) and
Edward D. Wood Jr. (story) ...
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Release Date:
12 May 1954 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
She's A Good Girl... To Leave Alone! See more »
Plot:
Vic Brady draws young Don Gregor into a life of crime. He then blackmails Gregor's plastic surgeon father into fixing up his face so he can evade the cops. | Full synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(13 articles)
Is Ed Wood a cardboard cutout?
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 17 November 2011, 5:53 AM, PST)

DVD Review: Cult Icon Collected in ‘Big Box of Wood’
 (From HollywoodChicago.com. 4 August 2011, 11:40 AM, PDT)

DVD: DVD: Big Box Of Wood
 (From The AV Club. 2 August 2011, 10:00 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
DANGER!..These Girls are Hot! See more (44 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Lyle Talbot ... Inspector Johns
Dolores Fuller ... Marilyn Gregor
Clancy Malone ... Don Gregor
John Robert Martin ... Detective McCall

Steve Reeves ... Lt. Bob Lawrence
Herbert Rawlinson ... Dr. Boris Gregor
Timothy Farrell ... Vic Brady
Tedi Thurman ... Loretta (as Theodora Thurman)
Bud Osborne ... Paul McKenna - Night Watchman
Mona McKinnon ... Miss Willis
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Nagel ... Detective Davis
John Avery ... Police Doctor (uncredited)
Henry Bederski ... Suspect in Police Station (uncredited)
Conrad Brooks ... Medical Attendant / Photographer (uncredited)
Ted Brooks ... Policeman (uncredited)
Regina Claire ... Newspaper Woman (uncredited)
La Vada Simmons ... Dorothy Lytell (uncredited)
Chick Watts ... Nightclub Performer (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cotton Watts ... Nightclub Performer (archive footage) (uncredited)

Edward D. Wood Jr. ... Radio News Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward D. Wood Jr. 
 
Writing credits
Alex Gordon (story) and
Edward D. Wood Jr. (story)

Alex Gordon  and
Edward D. Wood Jr. 

Produced by
Edward D. Wood Jr. .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hoyt Curtin  (as Hoyt Kurtain)
 
Cinematography by
William C. Thompson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Charles Clement 
Igo Kantor 
 
Costume Design by
Gene D. Evans (dresses)
 
Makeup Department
John Sylvester .... makeup artist
Harry Thomas .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Dale Knight .... sound
Charles Clemmons .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ray Mercer .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Harl Foltz .... lighting
Larry Smith .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Vicki Cottle .... dialogue coach
Esko .... production assistant
Joy N. Houck .... presenter
Jerry Mann .... ladies suits
Larry Moses .... location manager
J. Francis White .... presenter
Vicki Nagel .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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71 min
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Italy:T | Spain:T | UK:A (orginal rating) | UK:PG (1995) | USA:Unrated | USA:Approved (PCA #16988)
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Trivia:
Herbert Rawlinson died the morning after his last scene was shot.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The police car has no markings on the door, front or rear.See more »
Quotes:
Marilyn Gregor:You know that gun is jail bait!See more »
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20 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
DANGER!..These Girls are Hot!, 10 October 2004
Author: eifert from United States

First of all, let me say that the title Jail Bait has to do with a gun and not under-age sex. This is one of Ed Wood's classics. Yes, it's horrible and the movie is so cheap it's funny. However, it's not as "good" as Plan 9.

Things to watch for:

The doctor's office. His desk is huge. When ever anyone wants to sit down, the have to squeeze between a plant and chair.

The music - it's horrible and ALWAYS playing. Even when someones parking a car the suspenseful guitar music begins strumming.

The doc performs plastic surgery in a guys living room! On his couch! At gun point!

Steve Reeves first movie - he takes his shirt off to prove it's him.

Worth the rental. The scenes in the theater (with the exception of a horrible and really kind of shocking black-face act thrown in for no reason at all) made me laugh out loud.

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