Under the Black Eagle (1928)

50 mins | Drama | 24 March 1928

Director:

W. S. Van Dyke

Writer:

Norman Houston

Cinematographer:

Hendrik Sartov

Editor:

Ben Lewis

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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HISTORY

According to a studio time-table in the 6 Oct 1927 Hollywood Vagabond, the movie, under the working title Dog of War, was currently being filmed.
       Var reviewed the film as Under Black Eagle ... More Less

According to a studio time-table in the 6 Oct 1927 Hollywood Vagabond, the movie, under the working title Dog of War, was currently being filmed.
       Var reviewed the film as Under Black Eagle . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
29 Jul 1928.
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Hollywood Vagabond
6 Oct 1927
p. 6.
Variety
9 May 1928
p. 17.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Dog of War
Release Date:
24 March 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 March 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25175
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
50
Length(in feet):
5,901
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Young German artist Karl von Zorn, a pacifist, is drafted to serve "under the Black Eagle," and sadly leaves his dog, Prinz, and sweetheart behind. Prinz finds Karl at the battlefront, wounded during an attempt to seek revenge for the death of his comrade by blowing up the enemy's machine gun nest. Prinz also is wounded, but they both recover, and Karl returns to his ... +


Young German artist Karl von Zorn, a pacifist, is drafted to serve "under the Black Eagle," and sadly leaves his dog, Prinz, and sweetheart behind. Prinz finds Karl at the battlefront, wounded during an attempt to seek revenge for the death of his comrade by blowing up the enemy's machine gun nest. Prinz also is wounded, but they both recover, and Karl returns to his sweetheart. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
World War I


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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