A Woman Redeemed

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A Woman Redeemed
Directed by Sinclair Hill
Written byF. Britten Austin (short story)
Mary Murillo
Starring Joan Lockton
Brian Aherne
Stella Arbenina
James Carew
Cinematography D.P. Cooper
Desmond Dickinson
Distributed byNew Era
Release date
  • 31 August 1927 (1927-08-31)
CountryUnited Kingdom

A Woman Redeemed is a 1927 British crime film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Joan Lockton, Brian Aherne and James Carew. [1] The screenplay concerns a secret society that tries to steal sensitive information. The film was based on the short story "The Fining Pot is for Silver", written by F. Britten Austin that was originally published on the June 1924 issue of The Strand Magazine .



A secret society uses a young woman to try to steal some sensitive information.


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