Mae Miller wants the finer things in life, luxuries that she feels her husband, a doctor, cannot provide for her. She begins to gamble in order to ring in spending money for herself, but winds up deep in debt. To pay her dues, she is reduced to the shame of selling herself. Written by
Actually adapted from authentic police records
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Did You Know?
The dive restaurant where Carolyn goes slumming is the same one that appears in the opening scenes of Marihuana
(1936). The house that Mae and her husband share also appears in Slaves in Bondage
(1937) and the vanity set in Mae's bedroom also shows up in Reefer Madness
(1936), where it's also owned by a character named Mae. See more
The shadow of the microphone moves up the wall in the foreground when the boy with the hat is dragged into a room. See more
There's nothing I can do.
[holding his wife's hands in his
Yes, there is! You can give me back my wife!
I'm sorry, but that has to be decided by a judge and a jury.
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