Written in 1913 when Eugene O’Neill was convalescing from tuberculosis, The Web demonstrates the talents of the playwright early in his career. The play does much work in just one act, as […]
1914 article from the film periodical Motography which reviews the film The Mystery of the Glass Tube, a detective film which involved an opium den and cocaine smuggling.
An article in the New York Times in 1913 made the dubious claim that over 50,000 girls were abducted each year when they migrated to cities. This is just one […]
This one-act play features drug abuse, urban poverty, and both men and women selling their bodies for sale. This honest portrait of drug abuse features two down-on-their luck addicts living in […]
Prolific producer Thomas H. Ince’s 1915 film The Italian starred George Beban, a stage and film actor noted for playing Italian immigrants (despite the fact that he was himself of […]
This is an excerpt from the 1931 pre-Code film Safe in Hell starring Dorothy Mackaill. The film tells the story of a prostitute who escapes a murder charge by moving […]