Daughter of Destiny (1917)

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In the days before the U.S. enters World War I Marion Ashley (Madame Olga Petrova), an American woman living in Paris, discovers that her husband, Franz Jorn (Anders Randolph), is a spy. So she leaves him and goes to the neighboring (and fictional) neutral nation of Belmark to stay with her father, an American Ambassador (Robert Broderick). After she hears her husband has been killed, she resumes an old romance with the Crown Prince (Thomas Harding) and they go through a secret morganatic marriage ceremony. But it turns out that the German Chancellor wants the Crown Prince to marry a German princess, and all hell breaks loose when he refuses. Franz Jorn, not dead after all, reappears, but the Prince steadfastly remains at Marion's side. Just then the U.S. enters the war, and a bomb thrown at the palace doesn't kill anyone except Jorn. Finally Marion is able to be happy with her Prince. This blend of mystical kingdom story and war picture gave Madame Petrova the chance to do what she did best -- a lot of dramatic posturing.