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DATE
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ETR
26 Oct 18
p. 1759.
ETR
2 Nov 18
p. 1814.
MPN
26 Oct 18
p. 2710.
MPW
14 Dec 18
p. 1248.
New York Times
14 Oct 18
p. 15.
NYDM
26 Oct 18
p. 626.
Variety
18 Oct 18
p. 38.
Wid's
17 Nov 18
pp. 11-12.
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LITERARY
Based on the book Private Peat by Harold Reginald Peat (Indianapolis, 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 October 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,827
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Harold R. Peat tries to enlist in the United States army so that he may fight in World War I but is rejected by the recruiting officer. He is despondent until he and his friend, Old Bill, concoct a scheme whereby they are both accepted. After a stint in training camp, Harry bids his sweetheart Mary goodbye and accompanies Bill to France. Following several adventures at the front, Bill is killed and Harold, in trying to save a load of ammunition, is wounded. Harold spends some time in a French hospital, after which Mary comes to France to bring her heroic private ... +


Harold R. Peat tries to enlist in the United States army so that he may fight in World War I but is rejected by the recruiting officer. He is despondent until he and his friend, Old Bill, concoct a scheme whereby they are both accepted. After a stint in training camp, Harry bids his sweetheart Mary goodbye and accompanies Bill to France. Following several adventures at the front, Bill is killed and Harold, in trying to save a load of ammunition, is wounded. Harold spends some time in a French hospital, after which Mary comes to France to bring her heroic private home. +

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Sub-genre:
World War I


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AFI Life Achievement Award

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