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
Did You Know?
Documentary footage of the royal family and British nobility was filmed in 1917 by D.W. Griffith
and G.W. Bitzer
while on location in England for Hearts of the World
(1918), and was intended to be used in that film. It turned out not be used for that film, but was instead used in this one. See more
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