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Mental Illness: Minor Films   no photo.
TitleDown to Earth (1917)
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityMental Nervous Breakdown
CountryUSA
Length68
GenreDrama
Rating?
DirectorJohn Emerson
CastDouglas Fairbanks Snr Eileen Percy
NotesB/W, Silent Douglas Fairbanks Snr plays Billy whose girlfriend is in a mental hospital. Supposedly she has had a nervous breakdown but Billy sees this as just taking a soft option. He takes her and the rest of the patients who he considers hypochrondiacs on a cruise. Deliberately he shipwrecks them on a desert island where to survive they have to rely on their own resources. This with a bit of sunshine cures them.

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