Pregnant tenement dweller Maggie Schultz is being used by burglars and fears that though "I stole to keep my baby from being born in this rat hole... now he's going to be born in jail." But the tenement owner may refuse to prosecute.

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Pregnant tenement dweller Maggie Schultz is being used by burglars and fears that though "I stole to keep my baby from being born in this rat hole... now he's going to be born in jail." But the tenement owner may refuse to prosecute.

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DeMille's Distortion of History
17 November 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I have noticed that when the 34 year old Cecil B. DeMille adapts a play into a film like this one, he distorts the textuality of the piece. Characters are changed or relegated for commercial purposes. What audiences are willing to read they are not willing to watch on screen.


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