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The Terrible Truth

1950's

The Terrible Truth

The Terrible Truth - 1950's

In this Cold War era anti-drug film, the point is, if you smoke marijuana, you are destined to become a heroin addict, just like Phylis. Sticking to the principals of red-scare tactics, a Harry Truman-like, hard-nosed narrator leads us through a cautionary tale, where once you start, you are forever a member, just like the […]

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Society of the Spectacle

1970's

Society of the Spectacle

Society of the Spectacle - 1973

“In societies dominated by modern conditions of production, life is presented as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has receded into a representation.” “The images detached from every aspect of life merge into a common stream in which the unity of that life can no longer be recovered. Fragmented views of […]

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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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Hot Number

1950's

Hot Number

Hot Number - Girlie Film

You know how it is … You get home after a day out, and it’s just so hot you feel the urge strip to your undergarments.  

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Feature Film: Sex Madness

1930's

Feature Film: Sex Madness

Feature Film: Sex Madness - 1938

“This man wants your daughter!” – Sex Madness Sex Madness is director Dwain Esper’s 1938 follow up to his 1936 masterpiece Marihuana. Burlesque show girls and midnight ramblers play Russian roulette with the dangers of Syphilis. From the original movie poster: “Our crowd of boys was out for a good time.” “She sought Big Thrills […]

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The Three Suns: Beyond the Blue Horizon

1940's

The Three Suns: Beyond the Blue Horizon

The Three Suns: Beyond the Blue Horizon

On the other side of the musical spectrum, here is the organ-accordion-guitar combo The Three Suns. Composed of Al & Marty Nevins on guitar & accordion and Artie Dunn on organ, this hot trio were one of the big ‘exotica’ acts of the mid-1940’s. Later, Al Nevins would go on to be one of the […]

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The Hut Sut Song

1940's

The Hut Sut Song

The Hut Sut Song - 1940's

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla sooit. Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla sooit. WARNING: This absurd, cartoonish, and thoroughly ridiculous soundie will brand itself […]

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The Tell-Tale Heart

1940's

The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe The Tell-Tale Heart - 1941

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-Tale Heart, written in 1843, was produced in 1941 and directed by Jules Dassin, a one-time assistant to Alfred Hitchcock. The film explores the visceral guilt a treacherous worker feels after he murders his boss in cold blood. He cannot escape his conscience as the mundane world around him suddenly […]

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