About the film
propaganda sexually transmitted disease
USS VD : Ship of Shame
Release Date: January 02, 1942
|Production Companies||:||United States Navy, Paramount|
This film was made by the U.S. government during World War II to show its young servicemen the results of "fooling around" with "loose women" overseas. Actual victims of such sexually transmitted diseases as syphilis and gonorrhoea are shown, along with the physical deterioration that accompanies those diseases.