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
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The film was banned in the United Kingdom by the British Board of Film Censors in 1926. See more
Then the Woman telling the story is looking at Gabrielle's case file in the opening of the film, the set behind her is clearly a forced-perspective painted backdrop. See more
Then years of bondage - sorrowful - sordid...