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The Devil's Needle

Directed by Chester Withey
United States, 1916
Drama

Synopsis

A French artist’s model uses morphine as an escape from the dull reality of her life. She recommends it to a neurotic artist because ‘’it kindles the fires of genius.’’ The artist quickly becomes addicted to the drug and the quality of his work begins to disintegrate.

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The Devil's Needle Directed by Chester Withey