Damaged Goods

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Damaged Goods (1937, USA) is a drama film directed by Phil Goldstone.

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Main Details

  • Released on May 22, 1937
  • B&W
  • Running time: 56 minutes
  • Production Co.: Criterion Pictures Corp.
  • Distribution Co.: Grand National Pictures (1937) (United States) (theatrical) | Compagnie Française de Distribution Cinématographique (CFDC) (1938) (France) (theatrical) | Sonney Roadshows (1944) (United States) (theatrical) (re-release; as "Forbidden Desires")
  • Directed by Phil Goldstone
  • Written by Eugène Brieux, Joseph Hoffman, Upton Sinclair
  • Starring: Douglas Walton, Arletta Duncan, Pedro de Cordoba

Plot Summary

  • Warning of the dangers of sexually transmitted diseases, specifically syphilis.


  • The picture that dares tell the truth!
  • One Moment of Ecstasy - A Lifetime of Sorrow!
  • The Greatest Moral Story Ever Pictured

Also Known As

  • Forbidden Desire
  • Are You Fit To Marry?
  • Forbidden Desires
  • Marriage Forbidden
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