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The 20 Jun 1925 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Dimitri Buchowetzki had completed filming and was now editing and titling.
       Essanay produced an adaptation of the George Barr McCutcheon novel in 1915. Also entitled Graustark , that film was directed by Fred E. Wright and starred Francis X. Buchman and Beverly Bayne (see ... More Less

The 20 Jun 1925 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Dimitri Buchowetzki had completed filming and was now editing and titling.
       Essanay produced an adaptation of the George Barr McCutcheon novel in 1915. Also entitled Graustark , that film was directed by Fred E. Wright and starred Francis X. Buchman and Beverly Bayne (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
20 Jun 1925
p. 62.
Exhibitors Trade Review
21 Sep 1925
p. 47.
Film Daily
8 Sep 1915.
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New York Times
8 Sep 1915
p. 29.
Variety
9 Sep 1915
p. 35.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 August 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Joseph M. Schenck
Copyright Date:
31 August 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21782
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,900
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Traveling by train through the West, Grenfall Lorry meets a beautiful girl and falls hopelessly in love with her. The girl, who, unknown to Grenfall, is the Princess Yetive, is called home to the Kingdom of Graustark against her will in order to marry Gabriel, the prince of a neighboring country. Grenfall follows her, and Gabriel orders one of his henchmen, Dangloss, to put him out of the way. The men fight, and Dangloss is wounded. Spiriting Dangloss out of the country, Gabriel has Grenfall tried for his "murder." Yetive frees him and sends him to the border, where he finds Dangloss. Returning with Dangloss just as the wedding ceremony begins, Grenfall discredits Gabriel, who leaves the country in disgrace. Yetive appeals to the populace and wins their approval to marry the American ... +


Traveling by train through the West, Grenfall Lorry meets a beautiful girl and falls hopelessly in love with her. The girl, who, unknown to Grenfall, is the Princess Yetive, is called home to the Kingdom of Graustark against her will in order to marry Gabriel, the prince of a neighboring country. Grenfall follows her, and Gabriel orders one of his henchmen, Dangloss, to put him out of the way. The men fight, and Dangloss is wounded. Spiriting Dangloss out of the country, Gabriel has Grenfall tried for his "murder." Yetive frees him and sends him to the border, where he finds Dangloss. Returning with Dangloss just as the wedding ceremony begins, Grenfall discredits Gabriel, who leaves the country in disgrace. Yetive appeals to the populace and wins their approval to marry the American commoner. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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