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Drug Abuse: The Chemical Tomb

Drug Abuse: The Chemical Tomb

 

1969

Interesting anti-drug film criticizing drug use as an inhibitor of necessary social change. Director: Alan Kishbaugh. Camera: Charles Sutton. Narrator: Chuck Bowman. Stresses the dangers of becoming physically and emotionally dependent on drugs even after limited use and instills a desire, based on knowledge derived from accurate information, never to experiment.

Are You Popular?

Are You Popular?

 

1947

One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of “good” and “bad” girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern. Educational adviser: Dr. Alice Sowers, Director, Family Life Institute of the University of Oklahoma. With Marilyn Fisher (Caroline Ames); Marilyn Fisher’s mother (Mrs. Ames); Bill Fein (Larry); Bunny Catcher (Ellie); Lester Podewell (Mr. Ames); Shaya Nash (Ginny) and David Whitehouse (Boy at Lunch Table).