Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Dramatica Diablos - Sinister Symbiosis 2020

- Take My Breath Away 2020

- Blood City Massacre 2011

- A Clear Shot 2019

- Diablo Rojo PTY 2019

- Routines 2020

- The Body 2020

- Candy Witch 2020

- Master Pieces 2020

- The Hidden Lasso 2020

- Dinner Party 2020

- Fame-ish 2020

- A Rock Feels No Pain 2020

- A Nun's Curse 2020

- The Jakes are Missing 2015

- Reawakened 2020

- Easter Holocaust 2020

- Aftermath 2020

- Among Them 2018

- Mondo Siam 2020

- Escaping Freedom 2020

- The Forgotten Mountain 2018

- Wretch 2019

- The Debt of Maximilian 2019

- Evil Little Things 2019

- DisGraced 2019

- A Great Brother 2020

- Life Between the Waters 2017

- Ouijageist 2018

- A Room Full of Nothing 2019

- Khazana 2014

- Kill Me in the Moonlight 2020

- Human Zoo 2020

- Mac Isn't Gay 2020

- Ghost 2020

- Girls Just Wanna Have Blood 2019

- When I Became a Butterfly 2018

- Occurence at Mills Creek 2019

- The Voices 2020

- Fragmented 2014

- How We Met 2016

- Nightfire 2016

- Red Rover 2018

- Devil's Idol 2020

- Ripper Tour 2018

- John #3 2017

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

The Violent Years
Teenage Girl Gang / Girl Gang Terrorists

USA 1956
produced by
Roy Reid for Headliner Productions
directed by William Morgan
starring Jean Moorhead, Theresa Hancock, Joanne Cangi, Gloria Farr, Barbara Weeks, Arthur Millan, Glenn Corbett, Lee Constant, I. Stanford Jolley, Timothy Farrell, F.Chan McClure, Bruno Metsa, Harry Keaton
written by Ed Wood, musical supervisor: Manuel Francisco (= Michael Terr)

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!


Paula (Jean Moorhead), an 18-year-old high school student, is by and large neglected by her parents (Barbara Weeks, Arthur Millan), so just for the thrill of it, she has become the leader of a girl gang (the other members being Theresa Hancock, Joanne Cangi, Gloria Farr), and together they rob gasstations at gunpoint, force girls to give them their sweaters on open streets and in one instant rape a guy (this being the 1950's of course, the scene is anything but graphic and rather hinted at). The gang is never caught mainly because Paula's dad works for a newspaper chronicling the exploits of the girls, and oblivious to the fact that his daughter is one of them, daddy always tips her off about the traps the police is going to set for them - perfect set-up.

Eventually, Paula learns that all police stations are to be guarded, so she and her girls go to Sheila (Lee Constant), their employer of sorts but on the outside a wealthy society lady, for a new job ... and she tells them to vandalize their own school - for big bucks (though it's never explained why anyone would pay the girls for trashing a school). However, when the girls are in the middle of fulfilling themselves every high school student's dream, the police closes in on them, and by and by, all of them die in the shoot-out and ensuing chase, all but Paula, who is captured, convicted to a life in prison for murder (she killed a few cops and Sheila too), and in jail she learns she is pregnant. Eventually she dies during childbirth.

Paula's parents want to adopt their own grandchild, but the judge (I.Stanford Jolley) denies their request, because they pretty much jumbled up Paula's upbringing.

 

A film about a girlgang raping a man scripted by legendary Ed Wood - now if that doesn't sound mouth-whetting ...

Violent Years however does not quite live up to its promise, even though it was scripted by Ed Wood, it would have needed a far-out director like him too and maybe some of his regular weirdo actors to be catapulted into cult heaven. That said, Violent Years is still fun, a typically cheap juvenile delinquency film playing the girl-gang-angle and exploiting the girls' ruthlessness to the fullest, and then there are these typical Ed Wood dialogues and monologues we all love the man for that are often incredibly treaded out and jump from one topic to the next. Then there are the many inconsistencies in the script. And don't forget the low production values ...

In all, a typical so bad it's good film - even if it could have been great but isn't.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find The Violent Years
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find The Violent Years here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find The Violent Years at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
-
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner

 

Out now from
Amazon!!!

 

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD