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The Great Love (1918)

 |  Drama, War  |  11 August 1918 (USA)
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An idealistic young American during World War I, itching to fight the Germans and not wanting to wait until the U. S. joined the war, journeys to Canada and enlists in the British army. He ... See full summary »

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An idealistic young American during World War I, itching to fight the Germans and not wanting to wait until the U. S. joined the war, journeys to Canada and enlists in the British army. He is sent for training to England, and then to the front in Ffance, where he is wounded. Returned back to England to recuperate from his wounds, he falls in love with the daughter of an Australian minister. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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D.W. Griffith as Presenter
13 November 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

In the year that Charles Chaplin began his contract with First National Films as writer, director, producer, actor and composer, D.W. Griffith worked as a presenter on 'The Great Love', two years after 'Intolerance' and three years after 'The Birth of a Nation'.


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