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A Woman of the World (1925)

A sensual European countess arrives at a small American town where she quickly provokes moral outrage from the community. Upon arriving, even before she steps out of her taxi a district ... See full summary »

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A sensual European countess arrives at a small American town where she quickly provokes moral outrage from the community. Upon arriving, even before she steps out of her taxi a district attorney informs her that loose women aren't welcome here. Donning a cigarette holder she explains with a seductive smile that she comes from Italy and asks for directions to her cousins château. The femme fatales exploits include drinking, smoking in public, enticing men, wearing extravagant garments and boasting a tattoo of a skull on her forearm. Written by norma-desmond

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28 December 1925 (USA)  »

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A great little comedy drama
10 July 2002 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

A great little comedy drama starring Pola Negri. A European countess, after being betrayed by her lover, goes to live in small town Middle America with her cousins and causes havoc among the rather puritanical community members. A memorable scene involves Pola and her leading man and a whip (in Pola's hands). This film still exists in a lovely print that was probably taken from a 16mm source.


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