REACHING FOR THE MOON

A film by John Emerson

Cast : Douglas Fairbanks, Erich Von Stroheim, Eileen Percy

1917 / comedy / Etats-Unis / original title : REACHING FOR THE MOON / 68’ / Tinted / status : completed / Silent with music / long feature-film / International catalogue

A factory worker has always dreamed that he was meant for better things, to be rich and famous and in the company of kings. One day he discovers that he is indeed the only heir to the throne of a small European kingdom. However, there are forces at work who don’t want him to survive to take the throne.