Archive for the ‘teens’ Category

If Fellini did an After School Special

August 15, 2007

The Game (28 minutes – 1966) and The Choking Game (2005)

This week, two little-known short films about teenagers looking for some action and the game they play.

the game 1966

Some Scenes from The Game, originally uploaded by bunaen.

 

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Are You Popular?

August 9, 2007

Are You Popular?

A “social guidance” film from post-war America, brought to you by the Prelinger Archives.

I remember these films from school. Everyone I knew laughed at these things. Laughed? “Shrieked” would be a more apt description.

One can only ponder how they might have been an influence on the beat and hippie movement.