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Barbara Frietchie (1924)





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A family is torn apart by the Civil War in this romantic battle saga. Barbara Frietchie (Florence Vidor) falls in love with her brother's West Point classmate Captain Trumbull (Edmund Lowe). He joins the North and her brother (Emmett King) becomes a Colonel in the Confederate Army. The disheartened Barbara vows never to see Trumbull again when he pledges his allegiance to the North. When the victorious Union Army approaches, Trumbull saves his old friend Colonel Frietchie from being shot as a spy. Barbara forgives Trumbull after she is wounded in the melee.


Mattie Peters
as Mammy Lou
Emmett C. King
as Colonel Frietchie
Slim Hamilton
as Fred Gelwek
Louis Fitzroy
as Col. Negly
Edmund Lowe
as William Trumbull
Gertrude Short
as Sue Rogers
Florence Vidor
as Barbara Frietchie
Charles Delaney
as Arthur Frietchie
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If only the beginning and the end were cut off from it, Barbara Frietchie would ho a thoroughly commendable film.

July 2, 2020 | Full Review…

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