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The Undesirable

A tolonc

Directed by Michael Curtiz
Hungary, 1915
Silent, Drama


Betty is brought up by her uncle in the country, having lost both her parents at early age. On his death bed, her uncle tells her that her mother had actually been in prison all these years. Left alone, Betty goes to the city, and finds a job as a maid.

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The Undesirable Directed by Michael Curtiz

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film The Undesirable

    I was lucky to watch a restoration so meticulous, the foliage had the level of detail akin to that in the Ghent Altarpiece, each leaf blade vividly detached from other. I'd like to witness the process when during the reconditioning of old film, the ghostly superimpositions used as stand-ins for missed or missing persons, re-emerge on the screen like previously unseen reflections in a cleared mirror. Remove the opaque

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