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UW Cinematheque - Down and Dirty in Gower Gulch: Poverty Row Films Preserved by UCLA

Damaged Lives | USA | 1933 | DCP | 61 min. Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Event Details

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
7 p.m.
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Diane Sinclair, Lyman Williams, George Irving
A young shipping tycoon contracts an infectious disease and unknowingly transmits it to his wife. Sponsored by the Canadian Social Health Council, this feature about venereal disease was Ulmer's first American film as director after starting his career in Germany. Intended as sexual education, not exploitation, Damaged Lives concentrates optimistically on hope provided by knowledge and discretion.