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|Thus is Life|
|Directed by||George Crone|
|Produced by||O.E. Goebel|
George W. Weeks
|Written by||E.J. Rath (novel)|
Jorge Juan Crespo
|Starring|| José Bohr |
|Music by||Carlos Molina|
|Cinematography||Arthur L. Todd|
|Edited by||Arthur Tavares|
|Distributed by||Sono-Art Productions|
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