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High School Hellcats (1958)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  June 1958 (USA)
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The Hellcats are an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing the schools by doing things like having a bad attitude toward their teachers and parents. When Joyce, a new ... See full summary »

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Joyce Martin
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Mike Landers (as Bret Halsey)
Jana Lund ...
Connie Harris, aka Connie Ross
Susanne Sidney ...
Dolly Crane (as Suzanne Sydney)
Heather Ames ...
Meg
Nancy Kilgas ...
Laurie
Rhoda Williams ...
Trudy Davis
Don Shelton ...
Roger Martin
Viola Harris ...
Robert Anderson ...
Police Lt. Manners
Martin Braddock ...
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Arthur Marshall ...
Mr. Anderson
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The Hellcats are an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing the schools by doing things like having a bad attitude toward their teachers and parents. When Joyce, a new student, moves into the neighborhood, she draws the attention of The Hellcats. Desperate for acceptance and unhappy with her homelife, Joyce goes along with the gang, and is soon drinking, dancing and meeting boys. Can her parents stop her descent into depravity? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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PEER PRESSURE - 1950's style (my rating is ***)
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SUSANNE SIDNEY as "Dolly Crane" - see the pun in the name - steals the movie with her misplaced values (prides herself on teaching new girls how to steal). Would I be going too far to suggest there is a subliminal lesbian sado-masochist message in this campy romp? If ever I saw Freudian images, it was Dolly constantly playing with her knife, throwing it (which opened the credits) and gouging a tree while the "new" girl is ordered to make a date with another's girl boyfriend.


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