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Under Royal Patronage


The popular team of Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne starred in this romantic melodrama filmed in Chicago by the Essanay company. To avoid marrying, Prince Philip of Hofgarten (Thomas Commerford) and Princess Stella of Strelitzburg (Jane Paddock) convince a couple of American friends, Richard (Bushman) and Helen (Bayne), to pass themselves off as the royal couple. Neither American is told the true identity of the other, but they are...more