Mae West was being dogged by censors in 1936, and the many cuts made in KLONDIKE ANNIE give it a choppy feel, with much of the motivation of West's character missing. Nonetheless, the Legion of Decency found the film morally objectionable; worse, audiences were less than enamored of the
story's structure, drama, and theme of a murderess who finds God and goes straight. West is Rose Carlton, the "Frisco Doll," who is kept by Chan Lo (Harold Huber). The Chinaman has taken her off the streets and set her up in high style, but she pays the price of his jealousy. Forced to kill him in
self-defense (shown in the original, but edited from the final cut), the Frisco Doll b...