Cast & Crew
After a young inventor discovers a powerful new explosive, agents from a German chemical firm induce him to study at a German university. While there, he is repelled by certain aspects of the people, and he leaves for Belgium. When the war begins, the inventor saves a Belgian burgomaster's daughter from Prussian invaders. The inventor and the girl endure horrible suffering because of the war, but they find happiness at its end, while the formerly fighting nations direct their effort towards world peace at the Paris conferences. The assassination of Kurt Eisner of Bavaria occurs at the end.
Utahna La Reno
William V. Meinke
The story "Humanity" was probably never published. This was the first film produced by C. R. Macauley Photoplays, Inc. It was shot at Universal City. The film was endorsed by League of Nations societies throughout the country, and by the Leagues to Enforce Peace; the story was inspired by President Woodrow Wilson's conceptions and ideals concerning a permanent League of Nations. The working title of the film was Humanity. Some sources refer to the title of the film as Whom the Gods Destroy. No reviews of the film were located.