Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1941
Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry
Ellie May Adams in Primrose Path 1940
Character Is A Prostitute
“Primrose Path” is a film that explores three generations of women working in the sex trade. The source material for this movie was the play of the same name. That, in turn, was based on the novel “February Hill” by Victoria Lincoln. Ginger Rogers plays Ellie May Adams. Both her mother and grandmother are both prostitutes. Growing up in the sex trade, she is determined not to follow in their footsteps. But a series of events leads Ellie May to have no choice but to become a prostitute.
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