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The Golden Louis

The Golden Louis is a 1909 American short drama film, written and directed by D.W. Griffith.

Plot

An old woman sends a girl begging in the streets of Paris on a snowy evening. Callous revelers pass her by, and she falls asleep before one donor finally drops a golden Louis in her shoe. A gambler with a sure tip on roulette but no cash borrows the coin to win a fortune for the girl. She wakes, and the two miss each other wandering the streets until the gambler finds the girl dead.

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    author
    director D. W. Griffith
    genre drama
    keywords beg even golden louis louis d'or old woman wander
    theme short