About the film
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The Scarlet Letter
Release Date: January 08, 1927
|Writers||:||Frances Marion, Frances Marion, Nathaniel Hawthorne|
In Puritan Boston, seamstress Hester Prynne and kindly Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale fall in love. After Dimmesdale must go away for a time to England, he returns to discover that Hester has given birth to their child and is the focus of local censure.