The Scarlet Wooing (1920)

Film details


In the shape of a dream, an author sees the evil consequences of a pornographic novel he has written to pay for an expensive operation on his daughter. When he sees his pretty young sister-in-law ruined as a consequence of his bad book, he destroys it, and finds - after realising that he only dreamed - his daughter cured.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top