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Spliffs, Joints and Pot
Spliffs, Joints and Pot

Spliffs, Joints and Pot 1965

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Spliffs, Joints and Pot 1965 Not Rated

30 mins United Kingdom Director. Tony Moussoulides

The singer in a beat group breaks off mid song to inject himself with drugs in this straight-talking film investigating the recreational use of narcotics. A Chelsea chemist and a drug pusher's girlfriend present divergent views on the topic, before we bear witness to an "actual pot session" where four articulate young smokers talk about taking drugs.

This strange and compelling short film - predominantly documentary, but with moments of apparent drama - must have seemed refreshingly even-handed in its approach to the contentious issue of recreational drug use in the 1960s.

Directed by

Tony Moussoulides

Featuring

Peter Holst

Malcolm Vaughn

Tags

Cocaine Cannabis Amphetamines Teenagers Pop music (the charts)

Collection

Other Grooves

Certificate

Not Rated

Released

1965

Country

United Kingdom

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