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Switchblade Sisters

Released 1975
Distributor Centaur

Quentin Tarantino personally resurrected the street cred of Jack Hill’s teen gang deb quickie to the point of an unheard-of 2005 theatrical reissue. Jack kinda sorta thinks of it as his version of Othello!

About Jack Hill

Jack Hill began his career, like so many of his contemporaries, working for Roger Corman, then wrote and directed the cult classic Spider Baby, which introduced his favorite actor, Sid Haig. His The Big Doll House launched an entire genre of “Women in Prison” pix as well as Pam Grier, whom he later brought to stardom in Coffy and Foxy Brown. Other credits include The Big Bird CagePit StopSwinging Cheerleaders and Switchblade Sisters. He is currently exec producing a series of remakes of some of his earlier horror films. See Jack Hill Presents.