From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1936
  • Black & White
  • Runtime: 57 min
  • Production Co: Roadshow Attractions Inc.
  • Distribution Co: Roadshow Attractions Inc. | Marden Films (Canadian release, 1973)
  • Directed by Dwain Esper
  • Written by Hildegarde Stadie
  • Produced by Dwain Esper and Hildegarde Stadie
  • Cinematography by Roland Price
  • Editing by Carl Himm
  • Starring Harley Wood, Hugh McArthur,Pat Carlyle, Paul Ellis, Dorothy Dehn

Also Known As

  • Marihuana, the Devil's Weed (1938 Re-release)
  • Marihuana, the Weed with Roots in Hell!
  • Pitfalls of Youth (Alternative Title, 1936)
  • Sinister Weed (Alternative Title, 1936)


  • Lust Crime Sorrow Hate Shame Despair
  • See the truth about the smoke from Hell!
  • A Puff--A Party--A Tragedy
  • Daring drug expose'
  • Weed with roots in hell!