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
Scarlet girls chained to the vultures of vice
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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
When Mae is marveling at the floor show during her first time at the club, the camera tracks around her and casts a distinct and heavy shadow across her and Molly. 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.
Edited into Mrs. Harris