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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Jul 18
p. 586.
MPN
13 Jul 18
p. 169.
MPN
20 Jul 18
p. 361.
MPW
23 Feb 18
back cover.
MPW
20 Jul 18
p. 454.
NYDM
27 Jul 18
p. 129.
Variety
19 Jul 18
p. 38.
Wid's
21 Jul 18
pp. 23-24.
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 July 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 July 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12632
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Happy-go-lucky Garrett Cope loves Katherine Gresham, but his rival, Henry Miller, who is really Heinrich Mueller, a World War I German spy, gets rid of Garrett by having him arrested for the murder of Pembroke Van Tuyl. While Garrett is in prison, Katherine marries Mueller, but Sidney Dundas, knowing that the German actually committed the crime, finally confesses, and Garrett is freed. Meanwhile, Mueller takes Katherine to a remote island called No Man's Land, which he uses as a base for blowing up Allied ships. Garrett lands on the island, and after overcoming a number of Chinese servants and German agents, he succeeds in summoning an American ship, killing Mueller, and rescuing Katherine, who warmly demonstrates her ... +


Happy-go-lucky Garrett Cope loves Katherine Gresham, but his rival, Henry Miller, who is really Heinrich Mueller, a World War I German spy, gets rid of Garrett by having him arrested for the murder of Pembroke Van Tuyl. While Garrett is in prison, Katherine marries Mueller, but Sidney Dundas, knowing that the German actually committed the crime, finally confesses, and Garrett is freed. Meanwhile, Mueller takes Katherine to a remote island called No Man's Land, which he uses as a base for blowing up Allied ships. Garrett lands on the island, and after overcoming a number of Chinese servants and German agents, he succeeds in summoning an American ship, killing Mueller, and rescuing Katherine, who warmly demonstrates her gratitude. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
World War I


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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