Reefer Madness Poster

Release Date: March 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 7th, 1998

PG|1 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
High-school principal Dr. Alfred Carroll (Josef Forte) relates to an audience of parents that marijuana can have devastating effects on teens. In his story, a drug supplier entices several restless teens, including sister and brother Mary (Dorothy Short) and Jimmy Lane (Warren McCollum) and Mary's boyfriend, Bill (Kenneth Craig), into frequenting a "reefer" house. Gradually, Bill and Jimmy are drawn into smoking dope, which affects their family lives and leads to a terrible crime.

Cast: Dave O'Brien, Dorothy Short, Lillian Miles, Warren McCollum, Carleton Young, Thelma White, Kenneth Craig, Joseph Forte

Director: Louis Gasnier

Genres: Drama

Production Co: George A. Hirliman Productions

Keywords: 1930s, Gritty, Sister, Fall