C.C. cuts Ashley under her arm with a straight razor when she asks for a night off because she has been soaked in a rainstorm.
Later, Ashley is sent to work at the Parlour with many of the other girls from 42nd Street.
Ultimately, Ashley decides to leave New York City and go live with her sister in Lackawanna. Having bonded with Ashley, who reveals her birthname to be Dorothy Spina, Abby gives Ashley a cheque from Mr. Parker.
At the bus station, Ashley gives Abby her signature red mini-dress. She is last seen at the bus station on her way to Buffalo.