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This was the first production of John Emerson and Anita Loos for ... More Less

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
28 Sep 18
p. 1360, 1415
MPN
5 Oct 18
p. 2246.
MPW
28 Sep 18
p. 1926.
MPW
21 Dec 18
p. 1381.
New York Times
23 Sep 18
p. 7.
NYDM
5 Oct 18
p. 517.
Variety
27 Sep 18
p. 44.
Wid's
22 Sep 18
pp. 27-28.
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 September 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12845
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,030
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

During World War I, patriotic stenographer Emmy Little is courted by Sergeant Eddie Short and by her boss A. Schlobb's assistant, Otto B. Schott. Since Emmy has promised to marry the more patriotic of her two suitors, Otto, who is actually a German spy, tells her he has captured a number of German agents and she accepts his proposal on the spot. After the wedding, Otto's compatriots lock Emmy's uncle, an American colonel, in the cellar and turn on the gas, but Eddie rescues him and captures the spies. Next Eddie catches up with the honeymooners and reveals Otto as a spy who has two wives in Germany. Emmy becomes the wife of a lieutenant after Eddie's ... +


During World War I, patriotic stenographer Emmy Little is courted by Sergeant Eddie Short and by her boss A. Schlobb's assistant, Otto B. Schott. Since Emmy has promised to marry the more patriotic of her two suitors, Otto, who is actually a German spy, tells her he has captured a number of German agents and she accepts his proposal on the spot. After the wedding, Otto's compatriots lock Emmy's uncle, an American colonel, in the cellar and turn on the gas, but Eddie rescues him and captures the spies. Next Eddie catches up with the honeymooners and reveals Otto as a spy who has two wives in Germany. Emmy becomes the wife of a lieutenant after Eddie's promotion. +

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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