About the film
The Road to Ruin
Release Date: March 23, 1928
|Slogan||:||«Thrilling! Sensational! It seemed such a beautiful road, such a wonderful road - But it was only the Road to Ruin!»|
|Director||:||Norton S. Parker|
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.