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Prostitution (1919)

Die Prostitution, 1. Teil - Das gelbe Haus (original title)
A scholar defends prostitution before the World Court.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fritz Beckmann ...
Klaßen, Agent
Anita Berber ...
Lola, dessen Tochter
Gussy Holl ...
Hedwig
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Alfred Werner
Rudolf Klein-Rhoden ...
Hiller, Hausbesitzer
Rita Clermont ...
Vera, Hillers Tochter
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Karl Döring
Ferdinand Bonn ...
Michalsky
Marga Köhler ...
Madame Riedel
Kissa von Sievers ...
Die Prostitution
Preben J. Rist ...
Diener der Gerechtigkeit
Emil Lind ...
alter Herr
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Mann
Ernst Gronau
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The fates of several young girls are portrayed in episodic form. Their social decline leads to prostitution, their life ends in a brothel or in the gutter. The story is in-closed by framework of a fictional an institution of justice, a court on prostitution, moral decline of young girls contrasted by current social values and the bourgeois customs. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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