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The American Beauty (1916)

 |  Drama  |  29 June 1916 (USA)
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The infant daughter of a wealthy couple is thought to be lost at sea, but she survives and is raised by a poor family.

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The infant daughter of a wealthy couple is thought to be lost at sea, but she survives and is raised by a poor family.

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