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Traffic in Souls
(1913)
 

Produced surreptitiously at The Universal Film Manufacturing Company by social-minded filmmakers, this film sought to expose (and/or exploit) the white-slave underground in America.

2008 Flicker Alley DVD edition

Perils of the New Land (1910-1915), black & white, ? minutes total, not rated,
including Traffic in Souls (1913), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Flicker Alley, unknown catalog number, UPC 6-17311-67389-4, ISBN 1-89396-738-7.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, two-disc standard DVD keepcase, $39.95.
DVD release date: 15 July 2008.
Country of origin: USA
This edition has been produced in conjunction with David Shepard of Film Preservation Associates, who has previously released Traffic in Souls in earlier home video formats. Its debut on quality DVD is quite welcome. Traffic in Souls has been transferred from the only known 35mm nitrate material of the original domestic version.

The film is accompanied by a piano score performed by Philip Carli.

 
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