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Overview

Also known as The Tall Lie, For Men Only was a hard-hitting if somewhat gratuitous expose of college fraternity "hazing." A young man is rushed by a popular and well-established frat, only to discover that part of the initiation ceremony requires him to kill a puppy. He drops out of the fraternity and tells the world its "secrets." The fraternity leader, played by Russell Johnson, organizes a campaign to drive the pledge off the campus--which results in the pledge's death. Professor Paul Henried investigates, and learns that the fraternity's ties to the business community are so strong that he can do nothing to stop the cruelty of the hazing process. Henried's only recourse is to expose arrogant frat leader Johnson as a coward with feet of clay--which he does, in a breast-beating scene that will surprise those who know Russell Johnson only as the mild-mannered "Professor" on Gilligan's Island. Made inexpensively, For Men Only is competently directed by star Paul Henried. The only question is: Why should the non-collegiates in the audience care anything about the iniquities of fraternity life?

Product Details

Release Date: 01/13/2015
UPC: 0089859064128
Original Release: 1952
Rating: TV-MA
Source: Kit Parker Films
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:33:00
Sales rank: 76,760

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul Henreid Dr. Stephen Brice
Robert Sherman Tod Palmer
Russell Johnson Ky Walker
Margaret Field Julie
Kathleen Hughes Tracy
Vera Miles Kathy
James Dobson Beanie
Douglas Kennedy Mayberry
Robert Carson Hopkins
Virginia Mullen Mrs. Palmer
Steve Clark Roy
Chris Drake Jack
O.Z. Whitehead Prof. Bixby
Arthur Marshall Oglethorpe

Technical Credits
Paul Henreid Director,Producer
Frank Durlauf Art Director
Irving Friedman Score Composer
Paul Ivano Cinematographer
Herbert Margolis Original Story
Lou Morheim Screenwriter
Sherman A. Rose Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- For Men Only
1. Chapter 1 [1:48]
2. Chapter 2 [3:54]
3. Chapter 3 [8:20]
4. Chapter 4 [14:11]
5. Chapter 5 [12:02]
6. Chapter 6 [6:55]
7. Chapter 7 [6:25]
8. Chapter 8 [8:06]
9. Chapter 9 [6:14]
10. Chapter 10 [8:57]
11. Chapter 11 [5:56]
12. Chapter 12 [6:37]
13. Chapter 13 [5:28]
14. Chapter 14 [:04]

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