About the film
Down to Earth
Release Date: August 16, 1917
|Slogan||:||«A satire on the indoor sports of society versus the close-to-nature idea.»|
|Production Companies||:||Douglas Fairbanks Pictures|
|Writers||:||Anita Loos, Douglas Fairbanks, John Emerson|
A healthy outdoors-type follows the girl he loves to a resort for wealthy hypochondriacs. In order to prove to her and the other patients that their "illnesses" are all in their minds, he hatches a scheme to take them on a boat ride, then get them stranded in the wilderness, where he can show them that they can live without their pills, doctors and "cures".