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In this period thriller, college student James (Andrew Bowen) discovers that his girlfriend is pregnant. He convinces her to have an abortion, and they make arrangements with a "doctor" for the clandestine operation. However, the abortionist proves dangerously incompetent, and James's sweetheart dies in agony. James is distraught, and he meets with Professor Ambrose (Michael York), a man with a shadowy past and a long history of personal misfortune. This adaptation of the Henry James story was produced by low-budget legend Roger Corman. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi