Reefer Madness Overview:

Reefer Madness (1936) was a Drama - Comedy Film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and produced by Dwain Esper and George A. Hirliman.

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Accidentally Hilarious Blogathon: Reefer Madness (1936)

By Bernardo Villela on Jul 13, 2014 From The Movie Rat

If you have not yet seen Reefer Madness, be mindful that it will only consume a little more than an hour of your life. Now you may want to read what I have to say about it before investing said time. One thing that I can tell you is that movies so bad that they make me crack up are rare. Probably ev... Read full article


Reefer Madness (1936)

By Beatrice on Sep 6, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Reefer Madness (AKA “Tell Your Children”, “The Burning Question”, “Dope Addict”, “Doped Youth” and “Love Madness”) Directed by Louis J. Gasnier Written by Arthur Hoerl from an original story by Lawrence Meade 1936/USA George A. Hirliman Pro... Read full article


Classics of the Corn: Reefer Madness (1936)

By Lindsey on Feb 15, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

Reefer Madness is, as you probably know, a cautionary tale of epic proportions – one of the most famous cautionary tales ever filmed. As the film beings, lengthy introductory title cards explain the dangers of marijuana through words, describing “its soul-destroying effects” and wa... Read full article


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Quotes from

[Blanche introduces Bill to Mae]
Blanche: This is Bill Harper. He's okay.
[Mae travels to other room]
Mae: There's a new one in today.
Jack: Yeah - Bill Harper. He's all right.


Mae: I wish you'd lay off those kids!
Jack: Why don't you get over that "mother complex"?


Jack: Oh, why don't you button up your lip? You're always squawkin' about something. You've got more static than a radio.


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Facts about

The newspaper prop with the sub-headline "DICK TRACY, G-MAN, IN SENSATIONAL RAID" was later used in the Republic serial Dick Tracy Returns.
A special-edition DVD of the film was released in 2004, with an outrageously non-realistic colorization (the various characters who smoke all exhale brightly colored pastel smoke) and a satirical commentary track by Michael J. Nelson of Mystery Science Theater 3000.
Stars Dorothy Short (Mary) and Dave O'Brien (Ralph) were married the year this film was released (1936).
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