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08/11/1946 Sartre's "La Putain Respecteuse" premieres in Paris

The Respectful Prostitute is a French play by Jean-Paul Sartre, which observes a woman, a prostitute, caught up in a racially tense period of American history. The tale takes a brief look at the loss of freedom in a cruel world. The play premiered at the Théâtre Antoine-Simone Berriau in Paris.


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