Edgar G. Ulmer apprenticed with F. W. Murnau to become a talented director in his own right and is remembered for his striking visual style. Blacklisted from the major Hollywood Studios he spent much of his career directing low-
A special thank you to Eric Grayson for his assistance on this release.
The first feature Ulmer directed in North America. This film details the impact of a venereal disease on an otherwise happy couple. Shot in Hollywood for the Canadian Social Hygiene Council, it was premiered in Toronto. At last the complete version. 69 minutes
DAMAGED LIVES -
In this lecture film that followed Damaged Lives, Dr. Gordon Bates discusses the female reproductive system as well as the venereal diseases gonorrhea and syphilis, their transmission and their horrific effects if untreated. 21 minutes
ANOTHER TO CONQUER (1941)
A story depicting Native Americans’ struggle against Tuberculosis. 22 minutes
This very rare Ulmer film features Ruth Roland in her last role alongside Roland Drew in a mystery about murder, blackmail and stolen jewels . 62 minutes
Three fiction shorts teaching about Tuberculosis prevention.
CLOUD IN THE SKY -
THEY DO COME BACK -
GOODBYE, MR. GERM -
A screen adaptation of the Ukrainian Operetta of the same name. 83 minutes
Three short subjects
(THE ARMY HIT KIT) PISTOL PACKIN’ MAMA (1943) with Ann Corio -