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Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation
Also known as Womanhood in the USA
(1917) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by J. Stuart Blackton and Willliam P.S. Earle

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 [Baron Reyva], Bobby Connolly [little boy], Edward Elkas [Ortos], Bernard Siegel [Carl, the spy], John Costello [the prime minister], Theodore Roosevelt [himself], [?] Woodrow Wilson [himself]?

The Vitagraph Company of America production; distributed by Greater Vitagraph, Incorporated. / Produced by J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith. Scenario by Helmer W. Bergman, from a screen story by Cyrus Townsend Brady and J. Stuart Blackton. Production supervision by J. Stuart Blackton. Military advisor, Captain George W. Johnston. Artistic effects by Ferdinand Earle. Pyrotechnician, Herman Rottger. Assistant director, James Stuart Blackton Jr. Cinematography by Clark R. Nickerson. Edited by Albert J. Ohlson. / © 17 March 1917 (as Womanhood) by The Vitagraph Company of America [LP10406]. Previewed (at eight reels) 19 March 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Premiered 1 April 1917 in New York, New York. Released 9 April 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working title: The Battle Cry of War. Sequel to The Battle Cry of Peace (1915). The film was later edited to five reels for rerelease in the USA.


Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain [USA].

Keywords: Americans (Abroad) - Espionage: Spies

Listing updated: 23 August 2007.

References: Website-AFI.

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