Cast & Crew
William De Mille
Paul, a French secret agent, impelled by a mission and a desire to visit his mother, Pauline, lands behind German lines in Alsace-Lorraine and makes his way to her inn. He is recognized by Victoria, the wife of a German general who is there to keep a rendezvous with her husband. Her attempt to have him arrested is circumvented by their mutual attraction, not daunted by the fact that Paul has caused the death of her nephew. Later, in anguish over his confession, she tries to bring about his arrest and finally commits suicide over having betrayed her lover. When the Germans investigate her death, Pauline disclaims any knowledge of her son's identity in order to carry out herself his mission. Paul is executed by a firing squad.