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Louis J. Gasnier

Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children)

Edition 1980
66' - 1936 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Louis J. Gasnier Composer: Abe Meyer With: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles
Film that relates the story, as told by high school principal Dr. Carroll to parents at a PTA meeting, of the scourge of marijuana. The tale revolves around Mae and Jack, accomplices in the distribution of marijuana, who manage to entice the local high school kids to stop by Mae's apartment to smoke reefer. The lives of all who are involved with this menace are inevitably shattered. One man becomes so addicted to the killer weed that the guilt over framing a teen for murder causes a judge to order him to be committed for life to a mental hospital. Dr. Carroll closes by advising us to not incur the same tragedy.

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Louis J. Gasnier


Abe Meyer


Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles


Arthur Hoerl

Director of Photography

Jack Greenhalgh


Carl Pierson


George A. Hirliman

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Countries of production

United States of America



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