The Hunt for Edward D. Wood, Jr. - Crime Stories
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CRIME
Ed on the wrong side of the law


Throughout his career, the nature of Ed's work inevitably led to work featuring crime and criminals as major themes. On of his earliest, The Violent Years, is one of his most successful films, in fact.


Anatomy of a Psycho
A young man find himself in a life of crime.

Crimes: Assault, Murder
The Astounding She-Monster
Two thugs hold a socialite for ransom only to have the extraterrestrial intervene.

Crimes: Kidnapping
The Baron of Arizona
A daring attempt to steal the Arizona territory.

Crimes: Land Fraud
Devil Girls
A gang of girls get hooked on heroin and tangle with the crime world.

Crimes: Murder, Drug Peddling, Theft
For Love and Money
Secretaries use sex to gain favors.

Crimes: Prostitution, Extortion
For Love or Money
Secretaries use sex to gain favors.

Crimes: Prostitution, Extortion
Fugitive Girls
Five women (four willingly, one under duress) bust out of jail and make for a hidden stockpile of money.

Crimes: Murder, Lesbian rape, Jail break, Female rape of a man, Car theft
Gun Runners
Crimes: Gun running (I guess. -ed.)
Hellborn
Crimes: Sexual assault
Hot Ice
Jewel theives on the slopes.

Crimes: Theft
I Awoke Early The Day I Died
A thief steals and murders then goes on a killing spree to hunt down whoever got his money.

Crimes: Murder, Jail break, Theft
I Woke Up Early The Day I Died
A thief steals and murders then goes on a killing spree to hunt down whoever got his money.

Crimes: Murder, Jail break, Prostitution, Theft
Jail Bait
A tale of the downside to a life of crime.

Crimes: Carrying a gun without a permit, Theft, Murder
Married Too Young
A married teen finds the lure of easy money too hard to resist.

Crimes: Grand Theft Auto, Evading Arrest
Operation Redlight
Crimes: Prostitution (Apparently. -ed.)
Screwed
A chauffer kidnaps his employer's dog in order to get revenge for mistreatment.

Crimes: Kidnapping
Shotgun Wedding
Various schemes surround a series of weddings.

Crimes: Murder, Fraud, Theft
The Sinister Urge
Set in the smut picture racket, this is a harsh tale of the seedy side of the entertainment world.

Crimes: Pornography, Rape, Murder
Take It Out In Trade
Crimes: Prostitution (Apparently. -ed.)
The Violent Years
A young girl leads her all-female gang on a crime spree due to the lack of attention from her parents.

Crimes: Theft, Female rape of a man, Vandalism, Murder

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