Naval Warfare Movies

Little American, The

Director: Cecil B. De Mille
Starring: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton

Published: 1917
Country: USA
Length: 80 min.
Keywords: Famous_Sinkings

This is the VHS release (see more).


On her way to France, Mary Pickford's ship is sunk by a U-boat's torpedo; the reference to the Lusitania was clear to audiences. In this, one of the first German "atrocity" films, Pickford must endure further attacks and machinations on the part of evil Germans.