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Teenage Doll begins with the following written foreword: "This is not a pretty picture...it could not be pretty and still be true. What happens to the girl is unimportant...What happens to the others is more than important; it is the most vital issue of our time. This story is about a sickness, a spreading epidemic that threatens to destroy our very way of life. We are not doctors...we can offer no cure...but we know that a cure must be found..."
Although the onscreen cast credits read "Introducing June Kenney," Teenage Doll was not her first film. The film's pressbook and also the Variety review list Robert Kinoshita as art director and credit Harry Reif with set decoration, although neither were credited onscreen. Hollywood Reporter news items add Joe Kelsay and stunts supervisor Bill Chaney to the cast, but their appearance in the released film has not been verified. According to a modern source, the film was released to television as The Young Rebels. A modern source states that Ed Nelson also played a blind man whom "Barbara" encounters.