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Upon America's entry into the Great War, a pacifistic sculptor (Richard Dix) is goaded into enlisting by his socialite fiancee (Elizabeth Allan). After training as an aviator and getting his first taste of aerial combat, the disillusioned aesthete becomes a decorated ace...but at what cost to his soul? Terrific war tale co-stars Ralph Bellamy, Theodore Newton, Nella Walker. 77 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
In his final Hollywood vehicle, George Arliss portrays the legendarily crafty cleric-statesman of 17th-century France, as he subtly pulled the strings of regent Louis XIII (Edward Arnold) and flustered the ambitions of the regent's brother Gaston (Francis Lister). Well-mounted tale drawn from Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 1839 play co-stars Maureen O'Sullivan, Cesar Romero, Douglass Dumbrille. 83 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.