I mentioned the story of Robert Mitchum to a marijuana consuming friend recently, and he had no idea who I was talking about. It's a shame, because Mitchum is one of America's first admitted pot-smoking Hollywood badasses. See, Robert Mitchum was the dude. Ladies loved him, he was a star in awesome films like Undercurrent and Out of the Past (with an equally badass Kirk Douglas and smoking-hot Jane Greer) and he loved passing a reefer around with hot starlets. He made no secret of it and often walked around with doobies tucked behind his ears in public, bragging at one point that weed grew freely in the hills by his home.
|Robert Mitchell and Jane Greer in Out of the Past.|
Needless to say, he wasn't too popular with Johnny Law.
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