Starring Richard Barthelmess and Lois Moran
March 1926

Another story of a mythical kingdom - and a very light affair that won't tax one's brain very much. All about a prince who falls in love with an American girl. He is about to propose when he learns he has become heir to the throne. A rather surprising climax is introduced and the lovers are re-united. Dick Barthelmess and Lois Moran are the adorable couple.

Starring Richard Barthelmess and Lois Moran
April 1926

Richard Barthelmess has gone in for mythical kingdoms -- which shows that he can look at a king along with all the rest of us. The picture shapes up here as nothing much to make a fuss about and still, on the other hand, it is nothing to be provoked over. Yet it is far better than his "Beautiful City" -- at least, in its mechanics and its story interest. For one thing, it is saturated with a fine atmosphere, the background and settings, particularly the interiors, giving it a certain reality and a definite tone and quality which compensate for the weakness of the antiquated plot.

And what is this plot? Simply the famailiar rebellion of a prince (suggested after 'is Royal 'ighness, David, Prince of Wales) against the conventions of the court. He would go where he pleases, love whom he pleases, and ask no odds of anyone. But how to shake the royal attendant and give the air to the kingdom? How he does it makes up the action of this picture.

So Barthelmess, faultlessly attired, 'a la military, goes a-wooing just like a frog or one of us. And that's all there is to the movie -- that and a tiny hear-throb when he gives up the girl temporarily in believing himself the heir -- and subject to the traditional whim of marrying some distasteful princess.

Barthelmess makes a dashing prince -- one with a wistful look. His performance is so even and sure that he nmight be Mr. George W. Graustark's twin brother. Lois Moran is the fair charmer.

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