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Release Date:
June 1958 (USA) See more »
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The FACTS about the taboo sororities that give them what they want! See more »
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The Hellcats are an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing the schools by doing things... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Exploitation Alley: High School Hellcats!!
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Shocking for it's time......an absolute riot in ours. See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Yvonne Fedderson ... Joyce Martin (as Yvonne Lime)

Brett Halsey ... 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 ... Linda Martin
Robert Anderson ... Police Lt. Manners
Martin Braddock ... Rip
Arthur Marshall ... Mr. Anderson

Directed by
Edward Bernds 
 
Writing credits
Robert Lowell (story) (as Mark Lowell) &
Jan Englund (story) (as Jan Lowell)

Robert Lowell (screenplay) (as Mark Lowell) &
Jan Englund (screenplay) (as Jan Lowell)

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Lou Kimzey .... associate producer
James H. Nicholson .... executive producer
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ronald Stein 
 
Cinematography by
Gilbert Warrenton 
 
Film Editing by
Edward Sampson 
 
Art Direction by
Don Ament 
 
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
 
Makeup Department
Kay Reed .... hair stylist
Carlie Taylor .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bartlett A. Carre .... production manager (as Bart A. Carre)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Agnew .... assistant director (as Bob Agnew)
 
Art Department
Ovonzo Abbatecola .... assistant art director
Karl Brainard .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ben Winkler .... sound engineer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marjorie Corso .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Ronald Stein .... musical director
 
Other crew
Judith Hart .... script supervisor (as Judy Hart)
 

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69 min
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Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec)

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Shocking for it's time......an absolute riot in ours., 14 September 2005
Author: guanche from New York City

Extremely (though unintentionally) funny "teen delinquent" movie from the 50's. Except here, the gangsters are a tough girl's gang drenched with lesbian innuendo. The story centers around a straight, clean cut "new kid" at the school targeted for recruitment by the gang. The new girl can't believe her good fortune. So new at the school and suddenly all these neat girls want to be her friends! One of the funniest scenes is when her parents momentarily ask each other if there isn't something a little strange about their daughter's new friends, and then casually shrug off their suspicions, despite the very obvious fact that these rather masculine girls aren't quite normal, to put it mildly. Good Ward and June Cleaver style naiveté.

Great escapist laugh material. Not for everyone, but fans of this type of film won't be disappointed.

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