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As Boys Grow... (1957)

| Short, Documentary
The coach of a freshman track team explains the intricacies of the male reproduction system, and how to use it, to his team.




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Boys Club of San Francisco ...
Joe Miksak ...
Coach Douglas (as Joseph Miksak)


We meet Coach Gene Douglas and his track team of boys about 14 years old. He overhears them talking about the facts and myths of sexuality so he offers a couple of sessions of straight talk, answering their questions and giving an overview of puberty and the male and female reproductive systems. He's cheerful and direct, using simple drawings as illustrations; masturbation and wet dreams are natural, pregnancy is now possible. There are no jokes, no sniggers, no snide comments about girls. At the end, a couple of the boys have an informal swimming date with a couple of girls at what looks like San Francisco's Lake Merced. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Coach Douglas: [to camera] That's Mike. He's sure filling out and it won't be long before Pete starts putting on some weight too.
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A Few Laughs
1 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

As Boys Grow... (1957)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Sex education short has some boys wondering why they bodies are changing so they go to their coach to find out what's going on. If you're a fan of these old sex ed shorts then you should enjoy this one since it's pretty funny. In all reality, these films are mainly entertaining today if they are campy enough to get some laughs. There are some very funny moments in this one as the boys ask a variety of questions about their bodies and why they are waking up to wet sheets. As was the norm, the educational factor was the big thing as we get explanations on a variety of personal issues.

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