|Directed by||Albert Parker|
|Written by||Robert Shirley|
|Based on||Melia No-good by I.A.R. Wylie|
|Produced by||Allan Dwan|
|Starring|| Winifred Allen |
|Distributed by||Triangle Distributing|
|November 25, 1917|
|Languages|| Silent |
For Valour is a 1917 American silent war drama film directed by Albert Parker and starring Winifred Allen, Richard Barthelmess and Mabel Ballin.  The film was produced and distributed by Triangle Films and shot at the company's New York studios. It was based on a short story by I.A.R. Wylie which originally appeared in the Good Housekeeping magazine.
Canada, 1917. After discovering that her brother has stolen cash from his employer, his sister Melia steals money from the star of the theatre where she works. She pays off his debts but in exchange he agrees to enlist in the Canadian Army and fight in World War I. Melia is then enlisted and send to prison for theft, and is disowned by her father, after refusing to explain why she took the money. When her brother returns home from France minus an arm but bearing the Victoria Cross he has been awarded for bravery, she feels the sacrifice she has made has been worth it.
Richard Semler Barthelmess was an American film actor, principally of the Hollywood silent era. He starred opposite Lillian Gish in D. W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms (1919) and Way Down East (1920) and was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. The following year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for two films: The Patent Leather Kid and The Noose.
1917 in film was a particularly fruitful year for the art form, and is often cited as one of the years in the decade which contributed to the medium the most, along with 1913. Secondarily the year saw a limited global embrace of narrative film-making and featured innovative techniques such as continuity cutting. Primarily, the year is an American landmark, as 1917 is the first year where the narrative and visual style is typified as "Classical Hollywood".
Owen Moore was an Irish-born American actor, appearing in more than 279 movies spanning from 1908 to 1937.
The Squaw Man is a 1914 American silent Western film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar C. Apfel, and starring Dustin Farnum. It was DeMille's directorial debut and one of the first feature films to be shot in what is now Hollywood.
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Triangle Film Corporation was a major American motion-picture studio, founded in July 1915 in Culver City, California and terminated 7 years later in 1922.
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For Me and My Gal is a 1942 American musical film directed by Busby Berkeley and starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly – in his film debut – and George Murphy, and featuring Martha Eggerth and Ben Blue. The film was written by Richard Sherman, Fred F. Finklehoffe and Sid Silvers, based on a story by Howard Emmett Rogers inspired by a true story about vaudeville actors Harry Palmer and Jo Hayden, when Palmer was drafted into World War I. The film was a production of the Arthur Freed unit at MGM.
Camille is a 1917 American silent film based on the play adaptation of La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in French as a novel in 1848 and as a play in 1852. Adapted for the screen by Adrian Johnson, Camille was directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starred Theda Bara as Camille and Albert Roscoe as her lover, Armand.
Son of the Gods is a 1930 American pre-Code romantic drama film with Technicolor sequences, produced and released by First National Pictures, a subsidiary of Warner Bros. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by Rex Beach. Richard Barthelmess and Constance Bennett star as a couple in love who have a falling out when she discovers that, though he looks Caucasian, he is actually Chinese.
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The Spreading Dawn is a 1917 American silent drama film produced by Samuel Goldwyn in his first year of producing independently in his own studio and starring Broadway stage star Jane Cowl in her second and final silent film. It was directed by Laurence Trimble. The film is lost with a fragment, apparently only part of reel 3, surviving at the Library of Congress.
War Brides is a lost 1916 American silent war drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Alla Nazimova. The film marked Nazimova's debut in motion pictures.
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