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The Little American

1917 1h 21m War List
Reviews 55% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
A young woman follows after two European suitors who were called back home at the outbreak of World War I. Read More Read Less

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Harvey O'Higgins The New Republic You might go a long way and see a great deal of famous acting without meeting [Pickford's] expression of an emotion, so true, so poignant and so beautiful. Jul 14, 2021 Full Review Clipper Staff New York Clipper Mary Pickford is always Mary Pick- ford, and her work is up to her standard but, in this picture she must divide attention with the gripping story. May 12, 2021 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Basically a WW1 propaganda film. Rated: C+ Mar 18, 2004 Full Review Read all reviews

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bill t I enjoyed this one, though it's patriotic heart on the sleeve (or blouse!) got a little heavy handed in parts. Mary Pickford has two suitors, a frenchman and a German. She can't make up her mind.. But then the war starts, conveniently putting the two on opposite sides! Mary comes over to France for an unrelated matter, but is soon on the frontline. She announces that she's gonna nurse the wounded come hell or high water! And so on. The two suitors do catch up with her of course, and la de da. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member A thrilling story of espionage, war and love. A young Franco-American woman goes to her ancestral home in France, for the chance to run into her German-American fiance, who has been shipped off to fight The Great War in France. Through bravery and wits, the two survive to eventually be shipped back to America to live and love the rest of their lives in peace. Again, Mary Pickford is extremely watchable. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis A young woman follows after two European suitors who were called back home at the outbreak of World War I.
Director
Cecil B. DeMille
Genre
War
Release Date (Streaming)
Apr 17, 2020
Runtime
1h 21m