Mom and Dad (1945)

Directed by: William Beaudine

Stars: June Carlson, Hardie Albright, Lois Austin

Language: English + Commentary (2nd track)

(Commentary with Eric Schaefer)

Country: Usa | Imdb Info | Ar: 4:3 | Brrip

DescriptionBecause a high school girl’s parents refuse to discuss sex education (called “personal hygiene” in the film) with her, she gets pregnant by her boyfriend, who conveniently dies. Her parents are blamed, and the local sex education teacher uses this opportunity to show a film showing the dangers (and results) of VD and the birth of a baby.


2.62GB | 98:17mins | 772×576 | mkv | English

——bluray extras——

Sex Hygiene

430MB | 29:10mins | 958×720 | mkv | English

Sex Hygiene Lectures And Vintage Childbirth Footage

225MB | 16:25mins | 958×720 | mkv | English

Human Wreckage

140MB | 7:08mins | 946×720 | mkv | English

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10 Responses to Mom and Dad (1945)

  1. OSMOSIS says:

    During the ’40s and ’50s at the time of WWII and The Korean War, these films were geared towards High School Kids–of “Draft Age”. And now, we get to see ’em. (with a beer, hopefully)
    Thanks, Rarelust.

  2. Nuggly says:

    Read “A Youth in Babylon: Confessions of a Trash-Film King”
    then ya’ll know why its a must!!!

  3. temnix says:

    It flabbergasts me that anyone would want to watch this. For what reason?

    • N says:

      It’s a historical document. We think of old films as being stuffy material from a square bygone era, and/or limited by the Hays Code; and some of this is evident in the use of language like “hygiene” and “in trouble” – but thanks to road shows, the “educational” label, and other wacky loopholes, lurid exploitation pieces like this were possible.

      And the more things change, the more they stay the same. A high school teacher in this film nearly loses his job pushing for education on the vital basics of sexual health, safety, and responsibility. He runs up against moralizing, squeamish parents who insist their daughters shouldn’t even learn where babies come from until after marriage. And sure, it’s just a movie, a fictionalized story…but I know healthcare providers who ran into scarily similar levels of opposition in real life 60-70 years later in conservative rural areas with epidemic teen pregnancy rates.

      Also, it’s a pretty unforgettable wacky old picture. Beats the hell out of some dime-a-dozen war or romance snoozefest any day of the week.

      • Colleen Labrador says:

        What you’re talking about in this film is a far cry from modern times where liberals are openly pushing to normalize pedophilia, teachers are grooming children, and doctors are attempting to mutilate children just to support the mental illness of a tiny minority. The people today that are leading an assault on children deserve the pushback they’re getting and the threats of losing their jobs.

        • Max says:

          I have never read so much rubbish in my life. seek help Colleen Labrador

          • Jessie says:

            Either you don’t know what she’s talking about, which is very much a real thing, however widespread one may or may not agree it has become, or – worse still – you approve of what Colleen is describing, and are yourself an insidious individual beyond any of the ‘help’ you suggest Colleen needs.

    • Garmon says:

      Because I heard John Waters reference it when discussing early trash cinema. Now I have to see what he was talking about.

    • Ian says:

      I feel the same about MCU/DC superhero films. Who cares if some pixels get hurt or not?

  4. rarelust says:

    upgraded to brrip

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