The American Prisoner (1929)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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This costume drama is set in the midst of a European war during the early 1800s and follows the exploits of a young woman who is forced to marry the wicked man who is threatening to make her father pay a major debt. One day, she meets a wounded fugitive, an American prisoner who was injured while escaping from his French captors. She helps him recover, and by the war's end he is well, they have fallen in love with each other and flee together.

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finances, POW (Prisoner of War), war, America, conflict, daughter, debt, escape, father, France, girl, health, love, marriage, marriage-arranged, prison, self-sacrifice, soldier, wound [injury]