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Film Programs
Damaged Lives preceded by Hearst Metrotone News and Dancing on the Moon

March 16 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium

Fate sticks out her foot to trip a young businessman, who returns from a debauched night on the town with a case of VD, which he promptly communicates to his innocent fiancée. Edgar G. Ulmer’s pioneering film on exploitation (Ulmer also cowrote the screenplay) benefits from lush production values, thanks to underwriting by the Canadian Social Health Council. (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1933, 61 minutes)

Before the feature: Hearst Metrotone News, vol. 4, no. 252 (1933, 9 minutes), and Dancing on the Moon (Dave Fleischer, 1935, 8 minutes)

still from Damaged Lives
courtesy Weldon Pictures Corp./Photofest

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