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G. Butler Clonblough was a name used by Gustav von Seyffertitz during World War I. The picture's working titles were When I Come Back to You , and Paths of Glory . W. J. Irving was probably William J. Irving , and F. Butterworth may have been Frank Butterworth. Modern sources credit Anne Bauchens as the film editor, and Wilfred Buckland as art director. ...

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G. Butler Clonblough was a name used by Gustav von Seyffertitz during World War I. The picture's working titles were When I Come Back to You , and Paths of Glory . W. J. Irving was probably William J. Irving , and F. Butterworth may have been Frank Butterworth. Modern sources credit Anne Bauchens as the film editor, and Wilfred Buckland as art director.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Sep 18
p. 1177.
MPN
7 Sep 18
p. 1601.
MPW
31 Aug 18
p. 1306.
MPW
15 Jun 18
p. 1620.
New York Times
26 Aug 18
p. 9.
Wid's
1 Sep 18
pp. 25-26.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Paths of Glory
When I Come Back to You
Release Date:
26 August 1918
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
26 August 1918
LP12772
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Yvonne von Krutz, a Belgian, lives with her German husband Karl, whom she was forced to marry, and her spirited little brother Jacques in a farmhouse on the Belgian countryside. With the German invasion of Belgium, Karl joins the German forces, and Jacques is taken to a reformatory to be trained as a munitions worker. When Karl is taken prisoner, Capt. Jefferson Strong, an American engineer, assumes the German's identity and discovers an underground supply of explosives near the von Krutz farm. By means of a tunnel, the Americans plan to mine the exposives. To save Jacques and a group of children from the munitions factory, however, Jefferson sends them across the American lines through the tunnel, but they lose their way, and he is forced to disable the mine. Jefferson is court-martialed, but King Albert of Belgium, who has befriended little Jacques, intercedes on his behalf. Learning that Karl has been killed, Jefferson pursues his budding romance with ...

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Yvonne von Krutz, a Belgian, lives with her German husband Karl, whom she was forced to marry, and her spirited little brother Jacques in a farmhouse on the Belgian countryside. With the German invasion of Belgium, Karl joins the German forces, and Jacques is taken to a reformatory to be trained as a munitions worker. When Karl is taken prisoner, Capt. Jefferson Strong, an American engineer, assumes the German's identity and discovers an underground supply of explosives near the von Krutz farm. By means of a tunnel, the Americans plan to mine the exposives. To save Jacques and a group of children from the munitions factory, however, Jefferson sends them across the American lines through the tunnel, but they lose their way, and he is forced to disable the mine. Jefferson is court-martialed, but King Albert of Belgium, who has befriended little Jacques, intercedes on his behalf. Learning that Karl has been killed, Jefferson pursues his budding romance with Yvonne.

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