In THE RED KIMONA, Priscilla Bonner plays Darley, a small town girl who finds escape from her cruel home life in the arms of a handsome stranger. Soon she finds herself working as a prostitute in New Orleans, desperately clinging to the belief that he really loves her. When she discovers him buying an engagement ring for another woman, she shoots him. Her murder trial becomes a cause celebre and Gabrielle finds herself befriended by a rich society woman who professes deep concern for the unfortunate girl. Directed by Dorothy Reid. Written by
You Will Get a Thrill From MRS. WALLACE REID'S amazing story of the traffic in girls! (original poster)
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The red kimono of the title appears as a brilliant red. See more
Set in 1917, the fashions and cars are contemporary with 1925, when the film was made. See more
Mrs. Fontaine does not allow her books to be taken from this room.
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Now, Buttercup - you know that's the bunk - the Duchess don't even know she has a book.
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