A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him,...
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Mamie Van Doren,
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Edward L. Cahn
Mamie Van Doren,
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A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him, and the "weedheads" are eager to use his newly found enterprise, but he has his own agenda. After an altercation involving fast cars, hidden drugs, and police, he's accepted by the drug kingpin and is off into the big leagues. A typical morality play of the era, filled with a naive view of drugs, nihilistic beat poetry, and some incredible '50s slang. Written by
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This is a great spoof movie, not a bad one .......
This brilliantly funny movie which seems to have got everything wrong- the cast,the screenplay, the dialogue, the college milieu and patois - was directed by Jack Arnold, and if Mr. Arnold was anything it was an intelligent director who knew how to make the most of limited budgets and unpromising story lines.
So I have come to the conclusion that HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL is not a bad bad film but a quite subtle and amusing before-its-time spoof.
I mean, does anybody really believe that Russ Tamblyns grotesque impersonation of a cool tough street wise college kid could possibly have been serious ?
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