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DATE
PAGE
ETR
23 Feb 18
p. 991.
MPN
2 Mar 18
p. 1317.
NYDM
23 Feb 18
p. 20.
Variety
9 Feb 18
p. 864.
Wid's
7 Mar 18
p. 984.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12047
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jack Christie, a football star, accompanies his college roommate, Victor Borden, to France, where the latter becomes attached to Lisette, a gangster's daughter. In trying to save her from a forced marriage, Victor is injured, and while he is confined in a hospital, he reveals to Jack that he is actually the Prince of Wallarya, a small country in the Balkans. Because Prince Ferdinand, who wishes to seize the throne, has convinced the king of Terresta to declare war on Wallarya, Jack agrees to take Victor's place temporarily at the head of the army. Posing as the prince, Jack foils Ferdinand's attempts to assassinate him and then prevents war by agreeing to marry the king of Terresta's daughter Diana. Victor wires Jack that he plans to settle permanently in America with Lisette, leaving the football hero to rule Wallarya with his ... +


Jack Christie, a football star, accompanies his college roommate, Victor Borden, to France, where the latter becomes attached to Lisette, a gangster's daughter. In trying to save her from a forced marriage, Victor is injured, and while he is confined in a hospital, he reveals to Jack that he is actually the Prince of Wallarya, a small country in the Balkans. Because Prince Ferdinand, who wishes to seize the throne, has convinced the king of Terresta to declare war on Wallarya, Jack agrees to take Victor's place temporarily at the head of the army. Posing as the prince, Jack foils Ferdinand's attempts to assassinate him and then prevents war by agreeing to marry the king of Terresta's daughter Diana. Victor wires Jack that he plans to settle permanently in America with Lisette, leaving the football hero to rule Wallarya with his bride. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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