Assassin of Youth1937

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Assassin of Youth
Directed by:
Elmer Clifton

Directed by Elmer Clifton, "Assassin of Youth" (also known as "Marihuana", "Marijuana Menace, The") is a 1937 Drama film , starring Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Fay McKenzie, Michael Owen, Dorothy Short and Dorothy Vaughan.


Who is the director of "Assassin of Youth":

Assassin of Youth was directed by Elmer Clifton, an American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before making Assassin of Youth, Elmer Clifton had directed Custer's Last Stand, released in 1936, Rough Riding Ranger (1935), The Bride of the Colorado (1928), The Warrens of Virginia (1924), Six Cylinder Love (1923), and Down to the Sea in Ships (1922). Since, he directed Death in the Air, released in 1936, The Secret of Treasure Island (1938), Isle of Destiny (1940), City of Missing Girls (1941), Hard Guy (1941), and The Blocked Trail (1943).

What is the cast of "Assassin of Youth":

At the casting of Assassin of Youth we find Luana Walters, previously seen in Suzy (1936) and Aces and Eights (1936); Arthur Gardner (All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)); Fay McKenzie (The Boss Cowboy (1934)) [ more... ]

  • Gay Sheridan and Fern Emmett also appeared in Star Dust, released in 1940.
  • Henry Roquemore and Dorothy Vaughan also worked together in Nice Girl?, released in 1941.

What is the Storyline of "Assassin of Youth":

The journalist Art Brighton goes undercover to investigate the granddaughter of a recently deceased rich woman, killed in a drug-related car crash. The girl, Joan Barrie, will inherit the fortune of her grandmother if she is able to fulfill a morals clause in the will. Joan's cousin Linda Clayton and her husband Jack will try to frame Joan to acquire the fortune themselves.

The journalist tries to save Joan and dismantle the criminal gang of marijuana-dealing youths to which Linda belongs. While the [...]

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