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Charlotte Hayward was a famous ice-skating star during the teens. This was her first film. This film was also reviewed under the title Charlotte . It was shot in ... More Less

Charlotte Hayward was a famous ice-skating star during the teens. This was her first film. This film was also reviewed under the title Charlotte . It was shot in Chicago. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
15 Dec 17
p. 4226.
MPW
4 May 18
p. 748.
MPW
5 Oct 18
p. 136.
NYDM
1 Sep 17
p. 1307, 1400
Wid's
29 Nov 17
p. 759.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Charlotte
Release Date:
22 December 1917
Copyright Claimant:
H. A. Spanuth
Copyright Date:
28 January 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12011
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Charlotte stumbles upon the secret workshop of Robert Vane, an inventor, who is perfecting an anti-submarine torpedo under the watchful eyes of German spies. Robert and Charlotte soon fall in love. During a skating exhibition at a Red Cross bazaar, Charlotte sees the spies while she is performing, and vainly attempts to warn Robert by carving a message in ice. Later, the conspirators steal the torpedo, resulting in a complex chase which ends with the spies in the arms of the secret service, and Charlotte in the arms of ... +


Charlotte stumbles upon the secret workshop of Robert Vane, an inventor, who is perfecting an anti-submarine torpedo under the watchful eyes of German spies. Robert and Charlotte soon fall in love. During a skating exhibition at a Red Cross bazaar, Charlotte sees the spies while she is performing, and vainly attempts to warn Robert by carving a message in ice. Later, the conspirators steal the torpedo, resulting in a complex chase which ends with the spies in the arms of the secret service, and Charlotte in the arms of Robert. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Espionage, World War I


Subject

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

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