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The generally reliable Washington Psychotronic Film Society may be jumping the shark with a screening of the 1969 thriller Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting. Though the title implies some backwoods mayhem, the movie has a pretty good pedigree and dares to confront the issue of abortion—an especially bold move in pre-Roe v. Wade America, when even the word itself was rarely uttered in public, much less in theaters. Director Mark Robson, a protégé of the great Val Lewton, got his start as an editor on Citizen Kane. True, Gone A-Hunting was Robson’s followup to the smash Valley of the Dolls. Perhaps the movie’s psychotronicness comes from co-writer Larry Cohen, who had some kinda problem with children, as evidenced by his 1974 bundle of joy, It’s Alive. The film screens at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Dave Nuttycombe)