Best War Movies of 1917


The Little American

5.9/10 IMDB

A young American has her ship torpedoed by a German U-boat but makes it back to her ancestral home in France, where she witnesses German brutality firsthand.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Walter Long, Wallace Beery, Norman Kerry, Colleen Moore, Ramon Novarro, Sam Wood ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph Levering
Release date: 1917-07-12
Best War Movies of 1917 : Treason


0.0/10 IMDB

The enemy's success in smuggling a spy through the lines places the Stratiria armies in a dangerous position. The spy is intercepted and killed by Pettrus Baariot, the telegraph operator, who then succeeds in sending a message that saves the Stratiria forces from defeat. For his heroism, Pettrus is promised a promotion, but after his recovery from his severe wounds, he is humiliated through the treachery of Danick Rysson, a government official who desires to marry Floria Natarre, Pettrus' beloved. Bitter, Pettrus listens to the overtures of one of the enemy and steals the new telegraph code.

Starring: Allen Holubar, Lois Wilson, Dorothy Davenport, Joseph W. Girard, George C. Pearce, Edward Hearn, Leo Pierson ..
Directed by: Allen Holubar
Release date: 1917-05-14

The Field of Honor

0.0/10 IMDB

Although she is secretly in love with Wade Clayton, Laura Sheldon accedes to the wishes of her parents and marrries George Baring. Soon after, war breaks out between the North and South, and Clayton is made captain of the regiment. The entreaties of Laura prompt Baring to enlist against his will. Seized with fear during battle, Baring attempts to run away but is shot by a comrade and left for dead. At the finish of the war, Clayton returns home and relates how bravely Baring died in action. A few years later, Baring, who had been hiding in Cuba, returns.

Starring: Allen Holubar, Frank MacQuarrie, Sydney Deane, Louise Lovely, Helen Wright ..
Directed by: Allen Holubar
Release date: 1917-06-11

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