The Secret Service (1919)

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Robert Warwick returned from World War I with the rank of major and wound up starring in this movie about the Civil War as soon as he got back. Lewis Dumont (Warwick) is a Northern spy in Richmond, Virginia, who is working to help capture the city. His loyalty to his country never wavers, even when his own brother is killed. But Lewis's Southern sweetheart, Edith Varney (Wanda Hawley), isn't quite as loyal to the Confederacy -- when he is discovered as a spy and captured, she loves him anyhow. Richmond falls, and with the reconstruction, their romance continues. This story was originally a very successful stage play by William Gillette.