|Directed by||Otto Brower (medical footage)|
John Ford (dramatic sequences)
|Written by||W. Ulman|
|Produced by||Darryl F. Zanuck|
Charles G. Clarke
|Edited by||Gene Fowler Jr.|
|Distributed by||U.S. Army Signal Corps|
Sex Hygiene is a 1942 American drama film short directed by John Ford and Otto Brower. The official U.S. military training film is in the instructional social guidance film genre, offering adolescent and adult behavioural advice, medical information, and moral exhortations. The Academy Film Archive preserved Sex Hygiene in 2007.
Several servicemen relax by playing pool at their base. One later visits a prostitute and contracts syphilis. As a result of his unfortunate experience, there is an opportunity for sexual health information about syphilis, how it is spread and how its spread can be prevented.