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Damaged Lives (1933)

An extramarital affair leads to a young couple contracting venereal disease.

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Joan Bradley
Lyman Williams ...
Donald Bradley Jr.
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Nat Franklin
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Laura Hall
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Dr. Bill Hall (as Jason Robards)
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Elise Cooper
Murray Kinnell ...
Dr. Vincent Leonard
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An extramarital affair leads to a young couple contracting venereal disease.

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13 June 1937 (USA)  »

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Dark Waters  »

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$10,000 (estimated)

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$1,800,000 (USA)
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Although the film's credits say it was produced and released by Weldon Pictures, it was actually filmed and distributed by Columbia. Weldon Pictures was a dummy company set up by Columbia, which didn't want to be associated with the film's topic, syphilis. Producer Nat Cohn was the brother of Columbia's head, Harry Cohn. See more »

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Pretty Pointless Movie
21 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An extramarital affair leads to a young couple contracting venereal disease.

The Alpha Video presentation is very poor, with a grainy picture, frames that jump and sound that cuts out at times at at others is just not clear.

If anyone deems it worthy, this film should be cleaned up. Granted, it is not particularly interesting or even salacious, but an improved picture and sound would at least make it watchable.

The film is available in sets with "Reefer Madness", but do not be confused -- it is not in the same league. This one is not even unintentionally funny. It is just sad.


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