Dante's Inferno

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Dante's Inferno ★★★ 1924

Abandon all hope you who watch this film. A one-time friend sends his ruthless capitalist nemesis a copy of Dante's “Inferno,” and the man reads the book and dreams he's gone to hell (would that be the dress circle?) A silent film that was controversial in its day: the body-stockinged actors were believed to be nude (which would have made it the first nudie Comedy). 54m/ B VHS . Lawson Butt, Howard Gaye, Ralph Lewis, Pauline Starke, Josef Swickard; D: Henry Otto.