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Reefer Madness (1936)

Original Title: Tell Your Children

Director: Louis J. Gasnier

Writers: Lawrence Meade; Arthur Hoerl; Paul Franklin

Musical Director: Abe Meyer

Producer: George A. Hirliman

Keywords: Drama, Marijuana, Psychedelic, Propaganda

The incidents and characters portrayed in this motion picture are purely fictional and any similarity to actual occurrences and living or deceased persons is coincidental.

Foreword:

The motion picture you are about to witness may startle you.

It would not have been possible, otherwise, to sufficiently emphasize the frightful toll of the new drug menace which is destroying the youth of America in alarmingly increasing numbers.

Marihuana is that drug a violent narcotic an unspeakable scourge The Real Public Enemy Number One!

Its first effect is sudden, violent, uncontrollable laughter; then come dangerous hallucinations space expands time slows down, almost stands still ....fixed ideas come next, conjuring up monstrous extravagances followed by emotional disturbances, the total inability to direct thoughts, the loss of all power to resist physical emotions... leading finally to acts of shocking violence... ending often in incurable insanity.

In picturing its soul-destroying effects no attempt was made to equivocate. The scenes and incidents, while fictionalized for the purposes of this story, are based upon actual research into the results of Marihuana addiction.

If their stark reality will make you think, will make you aware that something must be done to wipe out this ghastly menace, then the picture will not have failed in its purpose....

Because the dread Marihuana may be reaching forth next for your son or daughter ....or yours ....or YOURS!

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carleton Young
Actor
21-Oct-1905 7-Nov-1994 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

CAST

Dorothy Short   ...   Mary
Kenneth Craig   ...   Bill
Lillian Miles   ...   Blanche
Dave O'Brien   ...   Ralph
Thelma White   ...   Mae
Carleton Young   ...   Jack
Warren McCullum   ...   Jimmy
Pat Royale   ...   Agnes
Josef Forte   ...   Dr. Carroll
Harry Harvey, Jr.   ...   Junior

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