The Price Of Her Shame 1912

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    Early drama film - The Price of Her Shame.

    Rich man in chauffeur driven car meets girl from work. He gives her flowers. They drive off together.

    Intertitle reads: "From Work To Pleasure".

    The man takes her to an expensive restaurant and introduces her to his friends. They drink champagne. They kiss and cuddle at the table.

    Intertitle reads: "Abandoned!"

    He tires of her because she wants him to stay at home and he abandons her.

    Intertitle reads: "Dying of Hunger".

    She ends up begging for food. Then she collapses with hunger. She is found by an old acquaintance of her previous love.

    Intertitle reads: "Terrible Expiation".

    The woman's new man friend treats her cruelly. He tries to force her into prostitution. She can't do it and he throws her off a bridge into a river. The man is chased away by the police and the woman is rescued from the icy waters. She looks fairly lifeless despite the rescue.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:05:16:00 / 01:14:15:00
    UN 1 H (M)
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    UN 0001 H (M)
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