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The American Prisoner (1929)

 |  Drama  |  September 1929 (UK)
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An American prisoner of war escapes and saves a squire's daughter.

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Lt. Stark
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Grace Malherb
Cecil Barry ...
Peter Norcutt
Carl Harbord ...
Lt. Burnham
A. Bromley Davenport ...
Squire Malherb
Nancy Price ...
Lovey Lee
Reginald Fox ...
Capt. Mainwaring
Charles Ashton ...
Carberry
Harry Terry ...
Bosun Knapps
John Valentine ...
Cmdr. Miller
Robert English ...
Col. Governor
Edward Dignon ...
Leverett (as Edmond Dignon)
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An American prisoner of war escapes and saves a squire's daughter.

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