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Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917)

When the nation of Ruthania declares war on the United States, an army of enemy soldiers invades the U.S. and captures New York. But the American forces have prepared adequately for such an... See full summary »

Writers:

Helmer Walton Bergman (as Helmer W. Bergman), J. Stuart Blackton (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alice Joyce ... Mary Ward
Harry T. Morey ... Paul Strong
Naomi Childers ... Jane Strong
Joseph Kilgour ... Marshal Prince Dario
Walter McGrail ... Count Dario
Mary Maurice ... Julia Strong
James Morrison ... Philip Ward
Peggy Hyland ... Alice Renfrow
Templar Saxe Templar Saxe ... Baron Reyva
Bobby Connelly ... Little Boy
Edward Elkas Edward Elkas ... Ortos
Bernard Siegel ... The spy Carl
John Costello John Costello ... Prime Minister
Theodore Roosevelt ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Woodrow Wilson ... Himself
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When the nation of Ruthania declares war on the United States, an army of enemy soldiers invades the U.S. and captures New York. But the American forces have prepared adequately for such an event, and hidden booby traps, trick fortifications, and remote-controlled bombs... Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The picture is a direct answer to the group and the anti-American foreigners in this country. It is the reply which the American woman makes to those who would betray or despoil her flag. It portrays the three great loves of a woman's life the love of a maid for a man The love of a mother for her child the love of a woman for her country. (Print Ad- Jeffersonian Gazette, ((Lawrence, Kans.)) 5 September 1917)

Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

9 April 1917 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Battle Cry of War See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Propaganda epic by J. Stuart Blackton, this film was supposed to be a sequel to the 1914 film The Battle Cry of Peace, and was originally entitled The Battle Cry of War. Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson were alleged to have appeared in the film. See more »

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Follows The Battle Cry of Peace (1915) See more »

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