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.
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The Sweetest Love Story ever told (original poster)
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Did You Know?
D.W. Griffith (I) bought footage of the German army from an Austrian-American officer named Kleinschmit, who had been arrested in the US for espionage, and incorporated the footage into this film. See more
A letter sent to The Boy from the Academie des Concourts is dated "7-30-1914." Europeans write dates with the day first and the month secondly. The letter from Paris should be dated "30-7-1914." See more
An expanded version, "Peace Edition", was released after the end of World War I. See more