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Alex Film Society Presents

High School Confidential (1958)
Starring Mamie Van Doren and Jerry Lee Lewis

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HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL is a 1958 teen exploitation picture where all the teens seem to be played by thirty year olds. This hilarious marijuana exposé, directed by Jack Arnold, opens with the title song performed by Jerry Lee Lewis. It became an instant hit for Sam Phillips’ Sun Records and reached #21 on the Billboard charts. The wildly improbable cast is headed by fifties pinup queen Mamie Van Doren and features Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore, Jackie Coogan, Michael Landon, Charlie Chaplin Jr. and even William Wellman Jr. A perfect time capsule of ’50s teen angst and beatnik rebellion, High School Confidential is a rare example of a major studio (MGM) trying to cash in on a burgeoning teen market. Filmed in glorious black and white CinemaScope, The Official Razzie Movie Guide rates it one of The 100 Most Enjoyable Bad Movies Ever Made.

Steve Waddington & His Retro-Rockin’ All-Stars will perform a hard driving set of Rock Classics on stage before the screening of High School Confidential!

Steve is widely known for his spot-on tributes to classic performers from the 1950’s when Rock and Roll was born! He is a talented singer and guitarist with a gift for replicating the sound and the “essence” of some of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century. Plus, at six foot five inches tall, he has the commanding stage presence of a true entertainer! During the show he will salute Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis and Chuck Berry.

The Retro Rockers include veterans of “big name” bands…making them one of the only TRUE “All-Star” bands performing in Southern California! Look for spot on covers of great guitar solos, vintage rock licks, and blues rhythms…all served up with energy, authenticity, humor…and, most of all, FUN! “Be there or be square!”

DISCOUNTED PRICING
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SENIOR (age 65+)
Walk-Up Purchase: $12 [$8.50 Ticket + $3.50 Fees]
Online or Phone Purchase: $12.50 [$8.50 Ticket + $4.00 Fees]

Purchase in person at Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Lobby Box Office only; not available online. At time of purchase must show ID with date of birth; max of 2 tickets per ID.
STUDENT
Walk-Up Purchase: $12 [$8.50 Ticket + $3.50 Fees]
Online or Phone Purchase: $12.50 [$8.50 Ticket + $4.00 Fees]

Purchase in person at Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Lobby Box Office only; not available online. Must show valid current full-time student ID at time of purchase; max of 2 tickets per ID.
CHILD (12 & under)
Walk-Up Purchase: $12 [$8.50 Ticket + $3.50 Fees]
Online or Phone Purchase: $12.50 [$8.50 Ticket + $4.00 Fees]

Purchase via Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Lobby Box Office/Phone/Internet. Children age 2 & under who sit on a lap do not need a ticket; all persons 3 & older must have a ticket.
AFS MEMBER
Walk-Up Purchase: $11 [$7.50 Ticket + $3.50 Fees]
Online or Phone Purchase: $11.50 [$7.50 Ticket + $4.00 Fees]

Purchase in person at Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Lobby Box Office only; not available online. Must show valid current AFS membership at time of purchase.
GROUP (15+)
Walk-Up Purchase: $12 [$8.50 Ticket + $3.50 Fees]
Online or Phone Purchase: $12.50 [$8.50 Ticket + $4.00 Fees]

Purchase at Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Lobby Box Office/Internet & via Phone through Alex Theatre Group Sales at 818.243.7700 x216.
GLENDALE ARTS MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM DISCOUNTS
Available for this event.

ADA ACCESSIBLE SEATING INFORMATION
All seating areas in Alex Theatre other than the ADA Accessible seating area [Orchestra Row X] require a minimum of 8 stairs to access and there is NO ELEVATOR. If you require ADA accessible seating, let Ticket Agent know at beginning of transaction; online, select from ADA Accessible section. All ADA Accessible seating is Reserved Seating with specific Row and Seat Number designations.