You can't readily buy Beggars of Life but it is available for download from the - reputable! - Internet Archive. This reflects the fact that the film is seemingly out of copyright.
Anyway, see for yourself. Not the best quality but...enough to see how good Wellman and, especially, Louise Brooks, were!
This by no means replaces the need for a proper re-release on DVD!
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