Narrated by a police officer, the film was produced as a collaboration between local law enforcement and Inglewood School District on the dangers of homosexuality. It contains the quote, “What Jimmy didn’t know was that Ralph was sick. A sickness that was not visible like smallpox, but no less dangerous and contagious–a sickness of the mind. You see, Ralph was a homosexual.” It’s not always clear how far we’ve come since the film, “Boys Beware,” debuted 1961.
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