Past Film/Video | Classics

Sex Madness

(Director unknown, 1938)
Preceded by The March of Crime (Volume 1 & 2) (Dwain Esper, 1936)

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A big hit on the “midnight movie” circuit of the 1970s, Sex Madness is a catalog of big-city vice (wild parties, burlesque shows, venereal disease) all told through one small-town girl’s fall from grace. (59 mins., DCP) Preceded by The March of Crime (Volume 1 & 2), a pair of shorts about the consequences of lawbreaking cobbled together from newsreel footage and reenactments. (9 & 10 mins., DCP)

Sex Madness

Sex Madness, image courtesy of Kino Lorber

Sex Madness

Sex Madness, image courtesy of Kino Lorber

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Sex Madness