Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1945
“Army sex films are turning good red-blooded Americans against women,” complains a sergeant in the Signal Corps. He admits that the warnings against “loose acts” were beneficial at first. But, he goes on, “For quite a long time I have been harboring a really serious complaint but only recently has it become unbearable – merely because of the army signal corps picture “Pick Up.” The sergeant added that he can no longer enjoy watching pretty girls walk by, let alone whistle at them. Instead, he says, “I shrink away in horror….I can’t even talk to Red Cross girls.