Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness: History of Drugs in the Movies 1894-1978

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Silent Films #1 - #420
Sound Films #421 - #1363
Underground Films #1364 - #1412
Stand-Alone TV Programs #1413 - 1430
*Not included are TV series where the whole series is referenced but no specific episodes and the section in the Appendix labeled Drug Abuse Films as it contains many duplicates from other sections and many regional educational films that have little to no information about them online.

Not on IMDB*:
El Cocaine (1930) - Togo Mizrahi
Dancing Powder (1911)
Dentiste (1897) Lumiere
Dope Trade In Chinatown (1910)
The Elixir of Life (1911) UK film
Fabricants Clandestins d'Alcool (1908)
Gontran Emule de Sherlock Holmes (1912)
Halbblut (1913)
The Horrors of Drink (1901) R.W. Paul
A Late Guest (1910) Pathé
Winkle's Great Discovery (1913)
Account Settled (1947) amateur 16mm silent British/French film
Again (1966) about drugs mixed with music causing suicide
Timothy Leary at Folsom Prison (1973)
Cold Nose a.k.a. Naso Freddo (1975) Filippo Milani short film
Crown Trial (1935) starring Tubby Hayes and directed by Widgey Newman
Dr. Jekyll (1964) book sites as originating from Italy but gives no further details
Dum Maro (1973?) Indian film about marijuana
Electric Ladyland (1972?) Listed in book index but I can't find an actual reference to it on the page referenced in the index.
The Evil Weed (1972) silent comedy directed by George Leonard, producer of the band Sha Na Na.
Goldfever (1967) dir. Donald Nestington
La Guerre de L'opium (1941) germany-produced
Images du monde visionnaire (1964) directed by Eric Duvivier
A Lone Assassin (1972) Japanese film about drug addict sister
LSD: Viaje al Terror (1967?) Spanish-Argentinian
Poison Belt (1935) book references it as an American Sherlock Holmes film but the Doyle source book is a sequel to The Lost World, not a Holmes novel at all. Could be mistakenly referenced.
Release (1972) by Wiener Filmkollektiv and features Timothy Leary; anti-heroin film
Rhythm of Africa (1960?) Book claims it was "conceived" by Jean Cocteau. I've also seen references to this being released in 1948.
The Sandal (1970) https://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b6cd17c15
Sada Kalo (1954) Indian film starring Gurudas Bannerjee
Shangri-La (1968?) Indian documentary about Goa
Sharks (1975) Book says it features teens getting loaded on the beach in the opening

*For Stand-Alone TV Programs and Underground Films, only films present on IMDB were included on the list as both lists included many very obscure films that I could locate little to no reference to anywhere outside this book. Given the author did much of his research at a local library in San Francisco, the possibility exists than many of the referenced films are super 8mm home movies and other amateur productions that make it difficult to determine the source of.

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    Aaron's Rod

    1923, in 0 top lists Check
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    Absinthe

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    La drogue maudite

    1913 — a.k.a. The Accursed Drug, in 0 top lists
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    Acrobatic Pills

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    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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    The Affected Detective

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    After Death

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    After Many Years

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    After Midnight

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    The Air Mail

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    Le poison de l'humanité

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    Algy Tries for Physical Culture

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    Alkohol

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    Always the Woman

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    Der Andere

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    Attempted Nobbling of the Derby Favourite

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    The Battle Royal

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    The Beryl Coronet

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    The Bibulous Clothier

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    Big News

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    Bits of Life

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    The Blue Eagle

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    The Border Sheriff

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    Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

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    The Bully's Doom

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    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

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    The Case of a Doped Actress

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    Casey's Jumping Toothache

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    Les chevaliers du chloroforme

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    Chicot, dentiste américain

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    China Slaver

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    Chinese Laundry Scene

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    Chinese Opium Den

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    Il cloroformio

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    The Christmas Burglars

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    La chute de la maison Usher

    1928 — a.k.a. The Fall of the House of Usher, in 8 top lists Check
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    Cigars or Nuts

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    The City

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    The Cloud Rider

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    Cocaine

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    Cocktails

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    The Comet's Come-Back

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    Conférence sur l'alcoolisme par Rigadin

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    The Copper Beeches

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    Coppers and Cutups

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    Crashing Courage

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    Crazy Dope

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    The Crimson Stain Mystery

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    Cruiskeen Lawn

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    Crushing the Drug Traffic

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