The Violent Years

"Teenage Killers Taking Their Thrills Unashamed!"
56 min
The Violent Years is a 1956 film directed by William Morgan, which addresses issues of juvenile crime, violence and delinquency in post-World War II America. The story revolves around the character of Paula, a 17-year-old girl from a wealthy family who leads a gang of teenage girls who run amok and commit various crimes, including theft, vandalism, arson and assault. Jean Moorhead stars as Paula, the ringleader of the gang, who is portrayed as intelligent, strong-willed and ruthless.
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Jean Moorhead, Barbara Weeks