Sunday, September 11, 2011

One Hundred Percent American - 1918

Country: USA
Release Date: 5 October 1918 (USA)
Also Known As: 100% American USA (alternative spelling)
100% Canadian Canada (English title)
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA; Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA
Director: Arthur Rosson
Stars: Mary Pickford, Loretta Blake and Theodore Reed
A fund-raising short for the United States Fourth Liberty Loan Drive in World War I.
Mary Pickford was a Canadian citizen when this film was made, and when it was released in Canada to support the Canadian war bond drive, it was retitled '100% Canadian'.
A girl wants to go to a ball, admission one Liberty Bond, but rather than go herself, she loans the bond to a girlfriend. A soldier and a sailor find out and take her to the ball with them.

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