The Scarlet Letter

  • 1979
  • TV Show
  • None

An adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel about Hester Prynne, who is punished for adultery in 1642 Boston by having to forever wear the scarlet letter on her dress as a mark of shame, and, as she says, `my leper's bell, that all may know of my approach.' Prynne holds two secrets: The name of her child's father, and the presence in Boston of her husb (more…)

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An adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel about Hester Prynne, who is punished for adultery in 1642 Boston by having to forever wear the scarlet letter on her dress as a mark of shame, and, as she says, `my leper's bell, that all may know of my approach.' Prynne holds two secrets: The name of her child's father, and the presence in Boston of her husband, who was presumed lost at sea.

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