The beautiful young princess was weary of the formality and ceremony that encompassed her. She had read many books and from them had gained the idea that she would be far happier as a ... See full summary »

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Marguerite Snow ...
The Princess
William Garwood ...
The Prince
James Cruze ...
The King
William Russell ...
The Farmer
Emma C. Butler ...
The Guard of Honor
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The beautiful young princess was weary of the formality and ceremony that encompassed her. She had read many books and from them had gained the idea that she would be far happier as a simple peasant than as the daughter of a king. Even when it came to her marriage, she sadly reflected, there was no romance, for her father had arbitrarily contracted an alliance for her with a neighboring prince. The princess was taking her drive one day and was sadder than ever. She saw a wedding procession issue from a neighboring cottage, and pityingly watched the mother of the bride, as she turned into her lonely house. In a field the princess noticed a young farmer, and she thought that the romance which had been denied her might come into her life. By the time she had returned to the castle she was pitying herself exceedingly, and had decided to be a caged bird no longer. The princess secured a peasant's gown, and, well supplied with money, stole away from the palace, as she thought, forever. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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6 June 1913 (USA)  »

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