The Love Thief (1926)

Romance | 13 June 1926

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
6 Jun 1926.
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Variety
4 Aug 1926
p. 13.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 June 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
22 May 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22762
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,822
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

To avert war between their countries an official marriage is arranged between Crown Prince Boris of Moraine and Princess Flavia of Norvia. Prince Karl of Norvia sees in the alliance an opportunity to gain control of both kingdoms but upon visiting Boris finds him unyielding and independent. Flavia, shedding her stately dignity in the palace garden, is accosted by the flirtatious Boris, who believes her to be the princess' cousin; and falling in love, he realizes that he cannot go through with the planned marriage. Karl plots to have Boris abdicate, and at the pleas of the minister, Boris refuses to fight the regent and is disgraced. To assure his safety, Princess Flavia agrees to marry the imbecile prince, Michael; Boris is secretly substituted for Michael at the wedding, and though Karl protests, the ceremony proceeds. The regent's duplicity is exposed by Flavia, and all ends ... +


To avert war between their countries an official marriage is arranged between Crown Prince Boris of Moraine and Princess Flavia of Norvia. Prince Karl of Norvia sees in the alliance an opportunity to gain control of both kingdoms but upon visiting Boris finds him unyielding and independent. Flavia, shedding her stately dignity in the palace garden, is accosted by the flirtatious Boris, who believes her to be the princess' cousin; and falling in love, he realizes that he cannot go through with the planned marriage. Karl plots to have Boris abdicate, and at the pleas of the minister, Boris refuses to fight the regent and is disgraced. To assure his safety, Princess Flavia agrees to marry the imbecile prince, Michael; Boris is secretly substituted for Michael at the wedding, and though Karl protests, the ceremony proceeds. The regent's duplicity is exposed by Flavia, and all ends happily. +

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