Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919) - Rotten Tomatoes

Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919)

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Instead of his usual two-reel format, Mack Sennett made a five-reel, feature-length film to spoof the recently ended World War. The Americans use the Kaiser's penchant for a pretty face to steal some secret plans from him. They disguise one of their captains, Bob (Bothwell Browne), as a seductress and send him behind German lines. Not only does Bob in drag impress the Kaiser (Ford Sterling), but the Crown Prince (Hal St. Clair) and Hindenburg (Bert Roach) are also captivated by "her" charms. The three vie for Bob's attention, with the Kaiser clearly the favorite, until Mrs. Kaiser catches wind of the proceedings. The Kaiser, nevertheless, slips away to Bob's quarters, where Bob treats him to an Oriental dance. But Hindenburg and the Crown Prince barge in and a melee ensues. Bob makes a hasty exit, gets the plans to his superiors and snatches up a Belgian refugee (Marie Prevost) as his bride.

Cast

Marie Prevost
as Belgian girl
Bothwell Browne
as Capt. Bob White
Ford Sterling
as The Kaiser
Malcolm St. Clair
as The Crown Prince
Bert Roach
as Von Hindenburg
Eva Thatcher
as The Kaiserin
Ben Turpin
as guardsman
'Snub' Pollard
as Guardsman
Harry "Snub" Pollard
as another guardsman
Mack Swain
as adjutant
Joseph Belmont
as Von Tirpitz
Charles Murray
as Irish POW
Charles Lynn
as general
Maryon Aye
as dancer
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Gently pokes fun at the Kaiser's Germans during World War I.

March 25, 2015 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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