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|The Girl Who Stayed at Home|
|Directed by||D. W. Griffith|
|Written by||Stanner E. V. Taylor|
D. W. Griffith
|Produced by||D. W. Griffith|
|Cinematography||G. W. Bitzer|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
(6,672 feet (2,034 m))
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
As described in a film magazine, younger son James "Jim" Grey (Harron) seeks to evade the draft for World War I and continue his adoration of cabaret singer Cutie Beautiful (Seymour), while older brother Ralph (Barthelmess) enlists and goes to France, where lives his sweetheart Atoline "Blossom" Le France (Dempster). The draft catches Jim and training makes a man out of him. When he is sent to France, Cutie promises to remain faithful. Monsieur Le France (Lestina), Blossom's father, is a Confederate from the American Civil War who now lives in France. The two brothers meet in the trenches. When Ralph and his patrol are caught in a shell hole behind German lines, Jim comes to the rescue. Blossom is threatened by a German officer, who is shot by another German soldier that she befriended. After additional adventures, the brothers return to their sweethearts, and Monsieur France swears allegiance to the American flag.
- Adolph Lestina as Mr. France
- Carol Dempster as Atoline France
- Frances Parks as The Chum
- Richard Barthelmess as Ralph Grey
- Robert Harron as James Grey
- Syn De Conde as Count de Brissac
- George Fawcett as Edward Grey
- Kate Bruce as Mrs. Edward Grey
- Edward Peil, Sr. as Turnverein Terror
- Clarine Seymour as Cutie Beautiful
- Tully Marshall as Cutie's Old Friend
- David Butler
- Joseph Scott as Himself, The Honorable Joseph Scott (Head of the Draft Exemption Board)
- E. H. Crowder as Himself (Provost Marshal General E.H. Crowder)
- General March as Himself
- Progressive Silent Film List: The Girl Who Stayed at Home at silentera.com
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988
- "Reviews: The Girl Who Stayed at Home". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 8 (16): 35. April 12, 1919.
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