Tijuana Bibles Jack Webb and Dragnet go after Eight Pagers! True History of the Tijuana Bibles #18 the series on Vintage Sleaze
Part 18 in the Vintage Sleaze series on Tijuana Bibles!
Sgt. Joe Friday tracks down the smut king supplying "6 local high schools" with Tijuana Bibles. Dragnet 1954! Watch as a young Martin Milner denies he has any in his locker...then sheepishly claim "Oh these, why they're just JOKE BOOKS" once Friday has yanked them from behind the school books. Joe flips through them in disgust and sneers "Is this what you call Joke Books? They're ROTTEN Steve, and you know it...now where'd you get 'em." HAW! Now THIS is a TV show. I was watching this as the rest of you were watching Oprah's farewell!
The clip here is literally fogged and clogged with Chesterfield commercials. In retrospect the REAL murderers Friday should have been chasing were the advertising executives selling kids smoke, but it is worth waiting for. Later in the episode, which you will find online if you look, a burned-out, spaced-out film director from the silent days has turned his Manson-like Spahn Ranch into a porno studio.
The Tijuana Bible History Series by Jim Linderman Runs once a week or so...make sure to bookmark to enjoy future (and past) posts. Some groundbreaking original research, government documents and rare examples.