Samstag, 19. März 2011

Reefer Madness (1938)

Reefer Madness is an exploitation film portraying the tragic events that ensue when high schoolstudents are lured by pushers to try "marihuana": a hit and run accident, manslaughter, suicide,attempted rape, and madness.

It was originally financed by a church group and made under the titleTell Your Children. The film was intended to be shown to parents as a morality tale attempting toteach them about the dangers of cannabis use. Soon after being shot, however, the film was purchasedby producer Dwain Esper, who re-cut the film for distribution on the exploitation filmcircuit.

With Closed Captions and Interactive Transcript in HD.

Director: Louis J.Gasnier
Producer: George A. Hirliman

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