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Armie Hammer will be starring in a new Broadway play, "Straight White Men".

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On ‎3‎/‎26‎/‎2018 at 11:56 AM, rayban said:

Armie Hammer will be starring in a new Broadway play, "Straight White Men".

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This is really intriguing because there are so many possible points of view from which to build a story. The "straight" in the title really begs the question of whether or not its opposite will be addressed and how. A female director too. This will be something to keep an eye on.

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"Boys Beware" - I found this Sid Davis PSA on TCM - it's hilarious and, of course, homophobic -

"the homosexual" is seen as a "mentally ill" middle-aged man who preys on young boys who become gradually ensared in his web -

and "the homosexual" isn't above killing these boys, either -

"the homosexual" is A MONSTER -

that movie theaters showed this kind of deeply prejudiced - and uninformed - claptrap - is hardly a PSA.

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4 hours ago, rayban said:

"Boys Beware" - I found this Sid Davis PSA on TCM - it's hilarious and, of course, homophobic -

"the homosexual" is seen as a "mentally ill" middle-aged man who preys on young boys who become gradually ensared in his web -

and "the homosexual" isn't above killing these boys, either -

"the homosexual" is A MONSTER -

that movie theaters showed this kind of deeply prejudiced - and uninformed - claptrap - is hardly a PSA.

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Did this play in movie theaters? It looks more like something that might be shown to impressionable boys at either Catholic school or a Boy Scout meeting

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13 hours ago, jaragon said:

Did this play in movie theaters? It looks more like something that might be shown to impressionable boys at either Catholic school or a Boy Scout meeting

My guess is that it was a PSA that was shown in high schools.

Incredibly, it was re-made in color in 1973 under the title, "Boys Aware".

And, incredibly, a third edition was made in 1979.

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4 hours ago, jaragon said:

A spoof of "Boys Beware" ( some of the guys from the older clip are cute)

Thanks, the narration is hilarious.

 

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I did briefly mention Boys Beware on the thread involving "adult" movies. There was a contemporary Girls Beware as well, but involving older heterosexual guys taking advantage of the girl accepting a ride with them. The whole problem in the former film was the suggestion that homosexuality is a "sickness" (and, yes, many tried shock therapy back then to cure themselves of it). Otherwise, the film probably had some good intentions like Girls Beware. Then again, these films were also made to please the California cops, who had their own opinions about morality back then just as today.

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