High School Confidential is a 1958 crime drama film directed by Jack Arnold, starring Mamie Van Doren, Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew, Jackie Coogan, Diane Jergens and Michael Landon.
The film also features a cameo by Jerry Lee Lewis who opens the movie singing a song of the same name, which Lewis co-wrote with Ron Hargrave.Lewis released the title track as a Sun Records 45 single which became a Top 40 hit, reaching #21 in the Billboard charts.The film is listed in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book The Official Razzie Movie Guide as one of The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made.
Russ Tamblyn as Tony Baker/Mike Wilson
Jan Sterling as Arlene Williams
John Drew as J. I. Coleridge
Diane Jergens as Joan Staples
Mamie Van Doren as Gwen Dulaine
Jerry Lee Lewis as Himself
Ray Anthony as Bix
Jackie Coogan as Mr. 'Mr. A' August
Charles Chaplin, Jr. as Quinn
Michael Landon as Steve Bentley
Lyle Talbot as William Remington Kane
Robin Raymond as Kitty