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The original title of the film was Little Comrade ... More Less

The original title of the film was Little Comrade . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
6 Jan 17
p. 350.
Motog
20 Jan 17
p. 152.
MPN
13 Jan 17
p. 272.
MPW
23 Dec 16
p. 4051.
NYDM
6 Jan 17
p. 26.
Wid's
11 Jan 17
p. 22.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Little Comrade: A Tale of the Great War by Burton E. Stevenson (New York, 1915).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Little Comrade
Release Date:
8 January 1917
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
26 December 1916
Copyright Number:
LU9822
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The outbreak of World War I separates Bradford Stewart, an American studying medicine in Germany, from his best friend, Ritter Bloem, who becomes an officer at the front. Then, Bradford falls in love with "Little Comrade," a Frenchwoman spying on the Germans, and when she asks for his help in escaping from German authorities, he quickly agrees to pass her off as his wife. Nevertheless, Little Comrade is captured, and she is about to be executed when Ritter, who has been made the general commander of the German forces, learns that she is Bradford's sweetheart. Remembering his old friend, Ritter decides to forget about politics, and he lets Little Comrade go, after which she and Bradford make plans to get ... +


The outbreak of World War I separates Bradford Stewart, an American studying medicine in Germany, from his best friend, Ritter Bloem, who becomes an officer at the front. Then, Bradford falls in love with "Little Comrade," a Frenchwoman spying on the Germans, and when she asks for his help in escaping from German authorities, he quickly agrees to pass her off as his wife. Nevertheless, Little Comrade is captured, and she is about to be executed when Ritter, who has been made the general commander of the German forces, learns that she is Bradford's sweetheart. Remembering his old friend, Ritter decides to forget about politics, and he lets Little Comrade go, after which she and Bradford make plans to get married. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
World War I


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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