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Reaching for the Moon (1917)

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A factory worker has always dreamed that he was meant for better things, to be rich and famous and in "the company of kings". One day he discovers that he is indeed the only heir to the ... See full summary »

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A factory worker has always dreamed that he was meant for better things, to be rich and famous and in "the company of kings". One day he discovers that he is indeed the only heir to the throne of a small European kingdom. However, there are forces at work who don't want him to survive to take the throne. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Likeable silent film about a factory worker who wants to be famous

This likeable film stars Douglas Fairbanks. He's a button factory office worker, who daydreams about being in the company of kings. His workmates regard him as a likeable twit. - Thing is that one morning, he wakes up to find that he is the only surviving relative of a small European country's monarchy. - He's about to be crowned King! (But the evil "Black Boris" has other ideas. Definitely worth a look. This film was made in the latter stages of WW1 - and it shows. Douglas Fairbanks was a great actor. Give this film a whirl, if you get the chance. Ian Rivlin


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