Jail Bait (Hidden Face)
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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 Farrell), a career criminal. Opening with Don's arrest for illegal possession of a pistol,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The tale of a bad seed immersed in that most horrific of crimes, unregistered gun ownership."
‑ Nathan Rabin, AV Club
"This is Wood's attempt to be taken seriously, and he makes this the best film he has ever made."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Typical bad Ed Wood production, which is typically great to many."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Better than some Wood films, but somehow less fun."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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