The Lure (1914 film)
|Directed by||Alice Guy Blaché|
|Distributed by||World Film Corporation|
The Lure is a 1914 film directed by Alice Guy Blaché. The cast features James O'Neill, Fraunie Fraunholz, Kirah Markham, and Claire Whitney. The Lure was an adaptation of a controversial play giving a sympathetic depiction of social pressures leading women into prostitution.
- "The Lure , a celebrated play of the Shubert tour, with Julia Moore, for World"
- Marked Women: Prostitutes and Prostitution in the Cinema - Page 19 =029921253X Russell Campbell - 2006 "One of the few females prominent in the motion picture industry, Alice Guy-Blaché, directed The Lure (1914), an adaptation of a controversial play about young women being entrapped in a brothel; she stated that she took on the project after ....Guy reports that when the film came before a censorship board, one of the women on the committee defended it by saying, "The subject was offensive—I believe that only a woman could have treated it with such delicacy." Having initially been banned...
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