This has a very specific meaning to it, with a nice use of mist and almost zero light to give a sense of style as well.
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Joan never thought she'd be working for envelopes full of money, for services rendered. The only difference between herself and a whore was that clients walked out with Truth, rather than a smile.
Jean Wallace & Cornel Wilde in The Big Combo (1955)
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