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Perversion for Profit

1965

Perversion for Profit

Perversion for Profit - 1965

This moral decay weakens our resistance to the onslaught of the Communist masters of deceit — George Putnam, narrator, Perversion for Profit Now, you might ask yourself ‘Why this sudden concern? Pornography and sex deviation have always been with mankind.’ This is true. But, now, consider another fact: never in the history of the world have […]

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Betty Boop and the Little King

1936

Betty Boop and the Little King

Betty Boop and the Little King - 1936

Is it any wonder that the first alternative comic book artists like R. Crumb and Kim Deitch give immense credit to Max Fleischer, animator of Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Bimbo the Dog, Popeye, and Superman? Fleischer’s cartoons definitely have a surreal feel about them, lending themselves to psychedelic inspiration.  

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Marihuana

1936

Marihuana

Feature Film: Marihuana - 1936

Dwain Esper’s 1936 scare film Marihuana, written by his wife Hildagarde Stadie, an obvious expert on the subject.

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Amalia Aguila: Afro Mood

1940's

Amalia Aguila: Afro Mood

Amalia Aguila: Afro Mood - 1940's

Exotic burlesque dancer short from the forties, with a faux-Arabian theme. Perhaps something you would have seen in Havana after losing at the casino, pre-Castro. Starring Amalia Aguilar. Saucy.

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Tiger Lady

1940

Tiger Lady

Burlesque - Tiger Lady

An authentic 1940’s Burlesque Girlie Film. A lady dressed in a tiger outfit freeform dances to a lone piano. Check the costume change 1/3 the way through.  

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Walkin’ Home, Again

1920's

Walkin’ Home, Again

Walkin' Home, Again - 1920's

A bevy of flappers prances around the beach, having such a good time they can’t help but strip to their skivvies. A ragamuffin, who watches them from behind a rock, swipes their clothes as they play carelessly in the waves. What to do this time? Guess they’ll be walkin’ home again.  

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Betty Boop: Minnie the Moocher

1930's

Betty Boop: Minnie the Moocher

Minnie the Moocher with Cab Calloway

Minnie the Moocher with Cab Calloway & Betty Boop – 1930’s Starting with a phenomenal live moment where Cab Calloway free-form dances to his orchestra swinging slow & sweet to St. James Infirmary. Then things get rolling. Home life is tough for Betty, so she hits the road with her friend Bimbo. They venture into […]

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