Down to Earth 1917

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Down to Earth ★★★ 1917

Ever-gallant lover Fairbanks overruns a mental hospital to save his sweetheart. Once inside, he's determined to show the patients that their illness is illusion, and reality's the cure. A quixotic gem from Fairbanks' pre-swashbuckling social comic days. Director Emerson's wife was the scenarist, and Victor Fleming, who went on to direct “The Wizard of Oz” and “Gone with the Wind” (to name a few), was the man behind the camera. 68m/B VHS . Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Eileen (Elaine Persey) Percy, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Charles P. McHugh, Charles Gerrard, William H. Keith, Ruth Allen, Frederico Prosperi; D: John Emerson.