Marijuana (film)

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Marijuana
Directed byMax Miller
Narrated bySonny Bono
Music byGene Clark (composer)
Distributed byAvanti Films
Release date
  • 1968 (1968)

Marijuana is a 34-minute 1968 anti-drug documentary film by Max Miller and distributed by Avanti Films.[1] It is narrated by Sonny Bono. It was described as "the first major film effort to center upon the use and possible risks of marijuana",[2] in which "arguments for and against its use are presented and the accumulation of arguments against is allowed to speak for itself".[3] Music for the documentary was composed by The Byrds' Gene Clark, a "bizarre" choice in his musical career, resulting in "meandering blues and pseudo-psychedelic instrumental jams".[4]

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  1. ^ Cecil E. Johnson, Malcolm M. MacDonald (1971), Society and the Environment: Contemporary Readings, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, pp. 118, 131CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ 99 [plus] Films on Drugs, Educational Film Library Association, 1970
  3. ^ Kaapse Bibliotekaris, 16, Cape (of Good Hope, S.A.) Provincial Library Service, 1972, p. lxv
  4. ^ Einarson, John (2005), Mr. Tambourine Man: The Life and Legacy of the Byrds' Gene Clark, Hal Leonard Corporation, p. 128, ISBN 9780879307936, OCLC 57434178

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