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Eduard Tisse – Frauennot – Frauenglück AKA Women’s Misery – Women’s Happiness (1976 edition) (1930)

First feature produced in Switzerland. Film deals with abortion, in two parts: first, fictional part addresses the social aspects; second, documentary part addresses the dangers of clandestine abortions. Film concludes with a eulogy to maternity. Read More »

Eduard Tisse – Frauennot – Frauenglück AKA Misery and Fortune of Women [Excerpt] (1929)

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This short film shows the contrast between the good conditions in which a rich woman makes a abortion and the miserable and dangerous condition in which a poor woman has to do an abortion. Read More »