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Karl, Crown Prince of Dania, gives up his right to the throne that he may marry Gilda, a peasant girl. With his young wife he goes to America, leaving his father, the king, very bitter. ... See full summary
Karl, Crown Prince of Dania, gives up his right to the throne that he may marry Gilda, a peasant girl. With his young wife he goes to America, leaving his father, the king, very bitter. Twenty years pass. Both Karl and his wife are dead, but their daughter, Marie, lives and is working for her living. She never thinks of Dania. But out in that little kingdom, the heir apparent, always a weakling, dies and leaves the throne without an heir. At the king's death the throne of Dania will revert to the duke of the next principality unless some trace of Karl can be found. The king sends ministers to America, where they find Marie and acquaint her with the fact that the throne of Dania is waiting for her. She does not want to go back at first for she loves Jim Dane, a typical American chap, and is loath to leave him. But she is finally persuaded. Off in Dania she soon wins the love of all the little country. She makes the place lively with the latest American music. But, most surprising of ...

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