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Jail Bait (Hidden Face)

Jail Bait (Hidden Face) (1954)

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Jail Bait was the place where Edward D. Wood Jr.'s career as a director entered the mainstream. Having exposed the world of transvestism in Glen or Glenda, he now turned to less ambitious fare in an effort at commercial success. Loosely patterned after the television series Dragnet, Jail Bait tells the story of Don Gregor (Clancey Malone), the spoiled, arrogant son of a successful plastic surgeon (Herbert Rawlinson), who is out for some kicks and excitement and hooks up with Vic Brady (Timothy

Feb 15, 2000

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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (5) | DVD (2)

The tale of a bad seed immersed in that most horrific of crimes, unregistered gun ownership.

August 19, 2003 Full Review Source: AV Club
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Typical bad Ed Wood production, which is typically great to many.

September 13, 2005
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Better than some Wood films, but somehow less fun.

October 22, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

This is Wood's attempt to be taken seriously, and he makes this the best film he has ever made.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Audience Reviews for Jail Bait (Hidden Face)

This isn't a well known movie of Ed Wood's, but I thought it was very good, especially the story. It's exciting and dramatic, but of course low budget and sort of cheesy, which I kinda liked. Anyway, if you like Wood's movies you should see this one too.
November 9, 2010
ajv2688

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A sorry attempt at film noir, but since it's Ed Wood it's worth seeing.
October 31, 2006
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