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The Road to Ruin

The Road to Ruin(1928)

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Brief Synopsis

A controversial, low-budget drama about the life of a young teenage girl that goes on the "road to ruin." Sally is a 16-year-old New York City teen who, neglected by her parents, takes up smoking and drinking, engages in affairs with a series of older men, gets arrested by the police during a strip poker game, is sent home only to discover later that she's pregnant, and after getting an illegal abortion, the words "The Wages of Sin is Death" inexpliably appear over her bed in fire.

Cast & Crew

Helen Foster Sally Canfield
Grant Withers Don Hughes
Florence Turner Mrs. Canfield
Charles Miller Mr. Canfield
Virginia Roye Eve Terrell
Tom Carr Jimmy
Henry Cronjager Director of Photography
Willis Kent Presented By
Edith Wakeling Film Editor
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1928 Production Date:  Kit Parker--16mm
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  True Life Photoplays
Sound:  Silent Production Co:  Cliff Broughton Productions
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  5,187    
Duration(reels):  6    

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