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Reform School Girl (1957)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  August 1957 (USA)
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A young man steals a car and ends up involved in a pedestrian fatality. The only witness is a girl he had just met. He threatens her life if she talks, so when she refuses to tell what she knows she is sent to reform school.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gloria Castillo ...
Donna Price
Ross Ford ...
David Lindsay
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Vince (as Edward Byrnes)
Ralph Reed ...
Jackie Dodd
Jan Englund ...
Ruth
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Roxy
Helen Wallace ...
Mrs. Trimble
Donna Jo Gribble ...
Cathy Durand
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Josie Brigg
Diana Darrin ...
Mona
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Deetz
Wayne Taylor ...
Gary Metusek
Sharon Lee ...
Blonde
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Mr. Horvath
Linda Rivera ...
Elena Hernandez
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A young man steals a car and ends up involved in a pedestrian fatality. The only witness is a girl he had just met. He threatens her life if she talks, so when she refuses to tell what she knows she is sent to reform school.

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Its OK
12 July 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

David (Edward Bymes) steals a car and collects his friends for a night out. However, he runs over a man and then escapes from the scene of the killing leaving Donna (Gloria Castillo) behind. She is warned not to squeal by David and she is sent to Reform School. However, David does not trust that she will keep quiet and is put under pressure to kill Donna by a gangster acquaintance. He sets up Josie (Luana Anders) to be sent to the same Reform School in the belief that her former friend, Donna, has reported her to the police for car-stripping. The idea is for Josie to get even with her former pal and once inside, Josie leads the persecution of Donna .......... Meanwhile, David also takes it upon himself to quieten Donna for good......

The film has some good scenes, eg, when Donna is in her solitary cell and 4 inmates are coming to get her.....you get a sense of imminent danger........suddenly Josie's face appears at the grill staring back at her......Donna is moments away from a serious beating. However, the next part of the scene is a cop-out. The film ends abruptly leaving the audience with unanswered questions, most notably, what are the relationships between the girls and why has the governess gone back on her word and staged another party? There are some funny attempts at acting tough, eg, Roxy (Yvette Vickers) and David's amusing mouth gestures, but the cast act it out well.

Its entertaining while you watch it.


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