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Wedlock

USA, 1951 (MIFF 1958, Pleasure Garden)

Director: Ed Spiegel, Louis Clyde Stoumen

This satirical phantasy is a parody on the "symbolism" of the more cliche-ridden experimental cinema productions.

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