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Abortion portrayal

White Slaves of Chinatown (film)


Olga uses pot parties and violence to torture female captives before putting them to work as drug-addicted sex workers. One sex worker dies after pursuing an illegal abortion.

Keywords: Provider character.

Release date: May 29, 1964
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: US (New York)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Death
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Crime, Drama
Production company: George Weiss

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