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Mr. A. Royal Prince falls in love with the photograph of Miss Prunella Peach, a beautiful young society girl, and determines to win her. He sends her his photograph and a letter, saying he ... See full summary
Mr. A. Royal Prince falls in love with the photograph of Miss Prunella Peach, a beautiful young society girl, and determines to win her. He sends her his photograph and a letter, saying he is going to marry her on May 1. When she receives his picture, she at once falls in love with it, but when she reads his note, becomes very angry and resolves not to be won in any such high-handed manner. Prince resorts to all sorts of means to win her favor, even going so far as to feign attempted suicide. Miss Peach is finally driven to the country to escape the persistent Mr. Prince. He follows. Only three days remain until May 1 and Mr. Prince becomes desperate. He discovers that Miss Peach intends taking a short trip in an aeroplane, and succeeds in bribing the aviator to allow him to take his place at the wheel. Disguised in long coat, cap and goggles, he helps Miss Peach into the machine and soars into the air. When they are about a thousand feet up, she begins to get nervous. He takes ...

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    • Author: Virn
    A comedy featuring Wally Van, as Mr. Royal Prince, and Lillian Walker, as Miss Prunella Peach. This picture causes great laughter by the many expedients to which Prince resorts to win the Peach. This is not only a meritorious comedy, but it contains the elements of intensity as it is produced. - The Moving Picture World, July 4, 1914
  • Cast overview:
    Wally Van Wally Van - Mr. A. Royal Prince (as Wallie Van)
    Lillian Walker Lillian Walker - Prunella Peach
    Antonio Moreno Antonio Moreno - Prunella's Brother
    Edwina Robbins Edwina Robbins
    Arthur Metcalfe Arthur Metcalfe
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