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DATE
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Motog
4 Nov 16
p. 1038.
MPN
14 Oct 16
p. 2396.
MPW
14 Oct 16
p. 189, 220
MPW
13 Jul 16
p. 710.
NYDM
7 Oct 16
p. 27.
Variety
29 Sep 16
p.27.
Wid's
12 Oct 16
p. 1028.
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 October 1916
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp
Copyright Date:
2 October 1916
Copyright Number:
LU9228
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After the assassination of her parents, the king and queen of Balkany, Princess Honore becomes the new monarch, although she is completely dominated by her prime minister, the Baron Stefano. Hoping to learn more about her discontented subjects, Honore goes out among them disguised as a peasant and soon falls in love with Prince Boris, who has renounced his title in order to become the leader of the people. Then, fearing the prince's power, Stefano has him thrown in jail, along with the disguised queen. Honore manages to escape, but can do nothing to stop Boris' execution, which Stefano has ordered. Just as Boris is about to be killed, however, a people's rebellion begins. The revolutionaries save Boris and kill Stefano, and then support Honore when she regains the throne and announces her engagement to ... +


After the assassination of her parents, the king and queen of Balkany, Princess Honore becomes the new monarch, although she is completely dominated by her prime minister, the Baron Stefano. Hoping to learn more about her discontented subjects, Honore goes out among them disguised as a peasant and soon falls in love with Prince Boris, who has renounced his title in order to become the leader of the people. Then, fearing the prince's power, Stefano has him thrown in jail, along with the disguised queen. Honore manages to escape, but can do nothing to stop Boris' execution, which Stefano has ordered. Just as Boris is about to be killed, however, a people's rebellion begins. The revolutionaries save Boris and kill Stefano, and then support Honore when she regains the throne and announces her engagement to Boris. +

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