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Some sources credit Horace G. Plympton with the scenario. Some scenes in the film were shot on the estate of millionaire textile manufacturer Julian Detmer at Tarrytown-on-Hudson, NY. Some sources refer to the mythical country as ... More Less

Some sources credit Horace G. Plympton with the scenario. Some scenes in the film were shot on the estate of millionaire textile manufacturer Julian Detmer at Tarrytown-on-Hudson, NY. Some sources refer to the mythical country as Paxstadt. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
23 Feb 18
p. 991.
MPN
23 Feb 18
p. 1071.
MPN
2 Mar 18
p. 1317.
MPW
23 Mar 18
p. 1720.
MPW
2 Mar 18
p. 1267.
NYDM
16 Feb 18
p. 21.
Wid's
21 Feb 18
p. 963.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
12 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12053
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To stave off war with a neighboring kingdom, Princess Pat of Paxitania agrees to marry Warburg's King Eric. Still very young and rebellious, the new queen finds it difficult to adjust to court life, and when she accepts an invitation to take a ride with the villainous Count Ladislaus, King Eric's patience gives out and he rebukes her severely. The banished count informs Pat's father, the Grand Duke of Paxitania, that she is cruelly abused, whereupon Pat's three brothers set out to bring her back home. In the end, however, King Eric and Princess Pat come to love each other dearly, and she sends her brothers home reassured of their sister's ... +


To stave off war with a neighboring kingdom, Princess Pat of Paxitania agrees to marry Warburg's King Eric. Still very young and rebellious, the new queen finds it difficult to adjust to court life, and when she accepts an invitation to take a ride with the villainous Count Ladislaus, King Eric's patience gives out and he rebukes her severely. The banished count informs Pat's father, the Grand Duke of Paxitania, that she is cruelly abused, whereupon Pat's three brothers set out to bring her back home. In the end, however, King Eric and Princess Pat come to love each other dearly, and she sends her brothers home reassured of their sister's happiness. +

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Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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