The unique artistry of Austro-Hungarian-born B movie auteur Edgar Ulmer is spotlighted in this three-disc collection. The controversial social drama "Damaged Lives" (1933) explores the horrors of venereal disease through a young couple whose future is endangered by the husband's terrible mistake. Diane Sinclair, Lyman Williams star. Stolen jewels, blackmail, and murder all play a part in the Canadian-set thriller "From Nine to Nine" (1935), with Ruth Roland, Doris Covert, Kenne Duncan. And 1700s Russia is the setting for the musical drama "Cossacks in Exile" (1939), based on an operetta about a band of soldiers forced to leave their Ukraine home for Turkey. Michael Shvetz, Maria Sokil, and Helen Orlenco. Also included are seven Ulmer-directed shorts, including "Way Down South" (1930), "Let My People Live" (1939), "Goodbye, Mr. Germ" (1940), "Another to Conquer" (1941), and more. 5 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.