High School Confidential  [DVD]Russ Tamblyn (actor)
Format: all-region dvd (worldwide)
Runtime: 85 min
Quality: Very Good
The patriotic and paternalistic Louis B Mayer would have turned in his grave had he seen this deeply subversive, hugely exploitative MGM offering about school kids getting high
It also packs in gang warfare, hot-rod racing, alcoholism, plenty of sex and a note of seriousness when lead delinquent, Russ Tamblyn, turns out to be a narcotics agent. Jan
Sterling plays an English teacher and that 1950s icon, Mamie Van Doren, turns up as Tamblyn's lascivious aunt.
Rock star Jerry Lee Lewis has a cameo appearance as himself and sings the title
Cult drama starring Russ Tamblyn. On arrival at a new high school, a streetwise student makes an immediate impact with his boorish behaviour. But his interest in the local drugs scene is
not all that it seems.