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The Fall of a Nation (1916)

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Three acts and a prologue. Act 1, a nation falls. Act 2, The heel of the conquerer. Act 3, the uprising two years later. Sequel to "Birth of a Nation" by the same author.

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Credited cast:
Lorraine Huling ...
Virginia Holland
Percy Standing ...
Charles Waldron
Arthur Shirley ...
John Vassar
Flora Macdonald ...
Angela Benda
Paul Willis ...
Billy
Phil Gastrock ...
Thomas (as Philip Gastrock)
...
Gen. Arnold (as C.H. Geldart)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mildred Bracken
Beulah Burns
Ernest Butterworth
Leila Frost
Mae Giraci ...
(as May Geraci)
Edna Mae Wilson
A.E. Witting
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When pacifists allow the U.S. to sink into unpreparedness, an invading European force lands and conquers the country, installing an emperor. The nation's only hope lies in an underground partisan army of women, The Loyal Legion of American Women. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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