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High School Caesar (1960)

 -  Drama  -  November 1960 (USA)
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Matt Stevens is the big man at high school. He sweats the students for protection money, acquires copies of tests for a fee, and has rigged the votes so he can beat Kelly in the election ... See full summary »

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John Ashley ...
Matt Stevens
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Bob Williams
Steve Stevens ...
Crickett Davis
Lowell Brown ...
Kelly Roberts
Judy Nugent ...
Wanda Anderson
Daria Massey ...
Lita Owens
Ken Plumb
Robin League
Beverly Franklin
Charles Leffler
Don Hinkle
Bob Head
Curtis Workman
Judi Vogelsang
Anton von Stralen
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Matt Stevens is the big man at high school. He sweats the students for protection money, acquires copies of tests for a fee, and has rigged the votes so he can beat Kelly in the election for student president. Aside from his anointed acolytes, Matt is almost universally despised. His parents are obscenely rich and spend their time travelling in Europe rather than giving him the parental guidance he needs. Things begin to get ugly when some of the teens resist his power and show Matt up at the drag race. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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High School Caesar
Music and Lyrics by John Neel and Oscar Nichols
Sung by Reggie Perkins
Recorded on Raynote Records
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standard JD drama
5 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I usually like the JD movies from the fifties and sixties but this one is not very good.but had a good idea.high school Caesar deals with a spoiled rich kid played by John Ashley who is pretty much a racketeer at his high school while running for student council.there's car racing,an accidental death and fighting but really nothing really new or original.however i am a fan of John Ashley movies,he was sort of like the poor mans James dean.although his earlier feature Frankensteins daughter i found more enjoyable.high school Caesar is not a poor movie but i would say standard fare,mediocre at best.funny thing about this movie is John Ashley is the only well known star in this movie,I'm not sure if this was an American international picture since the copy i saw on internet movie archives was a bit choppy and jumpy.i can only give high school Caesar 3 out of 10.as for the title high school Caesar is kind of a take on the 1931 classic little Caesar with Edward G Robinson.but no comparison.


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