Nights of Shame (1961)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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A social worker endeavors to rehabilitate Parisian streetwalkers in this drama. Two men later meet a pair of these reformed women and fall in love. When one of the women's old friend's is murdered, one of the girl's become a prime suspect. Actually the dead woman was slain by the ex-hooker's former employer, a gangster. Unfortunately the gangster dies in an auto wreck. Meanwhile, the social worker tries to clear the girl by telling police that she had been with her lover. The truth about the girls eventually comes out, and only one of their lovers is understanding.

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accident, artist, false-accusation, friendship, gangster, investigation, jilted, killing, love, murder, police, profession, prostitute/prostitution, rehabilitation [physical therapy], romance, shame, social-worker, suspicion, underworld