Hearts of the World

Hearts of the World

A boy goes off to war, leaving his sweetheart and family behind, in a World War I propaganda film.

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Hearts of the World


War117 Mins1918

Young American man Douglas Gordon Hamilton (Robert Harron) lives in a rural French community where he is successfully wooing local beauty Marie Stephenson (Lillian Gish). But their romance is interrupted when World War I dawns, and Douglas decides to join up with the French Army. The Germans then mercilessly bomb and infiltrate Marie's village, and Douglas is injured in battle. As lecherous German soldiers close in on Marie, a recovering Douglas plans a daring rescue.


  • Patriotic
  • Melodramatic
  • Rousing
  • Inspiring