A young working girl must support her family on only five dollars (~ $120 in 2020) a week. The strain of trying to feed, house and clothe her mother, her father and three sisters finally gets to be too much, and she winds up selling her body for a pair of shoes.
Did You Know?
recalled clashing with director Lois Weber
during the making of this film and noted that her own troubled family life probably contributed to both the discordance on set and to her own lackluster acting. In her 1990 autobiography, she wrote: "I contributed a wooden, awkward, awful performance. I hated Lois Weber. She was female and looked a lot like Mama. No matter how hard she tried, Madam Weber couldn't drag a good scene out of me. " See more
It's papa. He'd kill you. Quick now, sweetheart, bathe your eyes so's he won't think a thing.
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