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.
SLAVES OF SATAN - Can They Ever Return From the Depths? (original poster)
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The film is notable for being one of the few independent productions produced and written by women. 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
Three words - I Love You - sometimes as beautiful and sacred as a prayer - sometimes a cowardly lie.
Kino International copyrighted a video version in 2000 using the preservation print of the American Film Institute Collection at the Library of Congress. It was restored by Bret Wood, produced by Jessica Rosner, has a piano music score performed and arranged by Robert Israel, and runs 77 minutes. Additional color effects were added by Kevin Christopher at AGI Studios. See more
Edited into Women Who Made the Movies