Teenage Doll

Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1957. Collection of 4 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1957 film. Included are two film still photos and two advertisement layout photos. Mimeo snipes once affixed to the versos of the film stills (detached but present).

Director Corman at his noir-est. The Black Widows, a teenage girl gang led by Helen (Spain, an early favorite of Russ Meyer), suspect Barbara (Kenney) of killing one of their members. Barbara is the sometimes girlfriend of the leader of rival gang, and the two gangs prepare for warfare. As the gangs prepare, the stories of their private lives unfold, and every aspect of family dysfunction is represented, showcasing an example of the mid-century "juvenile delinquency" scare.

8 x 10 inches, advert photos slightly larger. Very Good plus overall, with a corner crease to one film still photo, and minor creasing to others.

Grant US. Lyons US. Martin 382. Selby US. Spicer US.

[Book #139216]

Price: $125.00