A Child of The Ghetto

This short tale of Lower East Side life captures the hustle and bustle of Rivington Street through the lens of legendary Hollywood director D.W. Griffith. After the death of her mother, Ruth struggles to support herself as a seamstress. As she delivers her bundle of shirts to the factory owner, the owner's son steals some money and Ruth is accused of the crime. She then flees the ghetto and hides in the country where a young farmer takes her in and they fall in love.
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Year:
1910
Length:
16 minutes
Country:
Director:
D.W. Griffith
Genre:

Shown at

  1. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2015

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