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The Italian
It is the story of Beppo, a gondolier who comes to America and settles in lower Manhattan, where he operates a shoeshine business and eventually saves enough money to import his fiancee. Crime and poverty soon impact their lives -…
Edison Shorts: Perils of the New Land - Films of the Immigrant Experience
This set presents three films from the pioneer Edison company: Police Force, New York City, The Call of the City, and McQuade of the Traffic Squad. Clip #1: "Police Force, New York City" - Clip #2: "The Call of the…
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Traffic In Souls
According to legend, Traffic in Souls was produced surreptitiously at Universal Pictures Corp. with the producer (Jack Cohn) and director (George Loane Tucker) prepared to buy the picture in case the company wouldn't release it. Exploiting a recent expose of…