A group of youngsters grow up and love in a peaceful French village. But war intrudes and peace is shattered. The German army invades and occupies village, bringing both destruction and torture. The young people of the village resist, some successfully, others tragically, until French troops retake the town. Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
D.W. Griffith's Supreme Triumph
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Did You Know?
A bulk of footage was shot on the set from Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
(1916), which were still standing. Not only were free-standing sets built within the Babylonian Palace set, but dressing rooms and holding areas were set up underneath the massive staircase and in other covered areas. This was done because the Fine Arts Studio's facilities were already completely booked. According to Karl Brown
, the crew on this film were better off than the other productions because they had a lot more space. See more