Do you have any images for this title?
When this film was shown in the city of New York, at the Gotham Theatre at 165 East 125th Street, the manager, Alfred Harston, and the film distributor, Issac Slutzker, were arrested for showing an indecent film. This was done at the suggestion of District attorney Swann. ("FIT TO WIN LEADS TO ARREST OF PRODUCTS" Ogdensburg News ((Ogdensburg NY)) 18 May 1919) A court fight began as to whether the film would be shown in NYC, even with the then common practice of showing it to sex segregated audiences, but in the end it was prohibited in the five boroughs.
Join us Sunday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for IMDb LIVE After the Emmys, with exclusive interviews, and more. Plus, see what IMDb editors are watching this month.