The YouTube user who goes by the handle "Mr. Teenagedreams" has nearly 2000 rare
TEEN AND WHITE DOO-WOP
videos up at his channel. Some of them are delightfully weird and demented, but all are utterly captivating glimpses of a strange and remote, now vanished era.
More on Gary Usher here.
Those crazy mixed-up kids and their wacky venereal diseases....
If the clothes and talk and scenes in this film do not send you on a magical mystery tour, your next hit of acid is free!
PS: that guy in the first few minutes with the WASP fro and beard-no-stache and glasses--I have pictures of myself looking exactly like that!
Personally, I'd rather listen to Jiminy Cricket as my conscience, instead of "Good Judgment."
By the way: do kids nowadays ever tell someone, "Aw, go play in traffic!"
This is not an artifact of me fooling around with Photoshop. Nor can I imagine some Google drone did this during the newspaper-scanning process. You're welcome to look at
the original here.
My guess is some bored artist or letterer in 1947 seeing what he could sneak past the editor.
Why watch newfangled zombies like
The Walking Dead
when you can have the classics?
If you like the trailer above, watch the whole film, below.
Proof that dumb adolescent humor films did not begin with