All-Indian 'The Daughter of Dawn' silent film from 1920 released
Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
"The Daughter of the Dawn," an all-Indian silent film that was produced in 1920, is finally seeing the light of day thanks to the restoration efforts of the Oklahoma Historical Society
The cast featured tribal members from Oklahoma, including a son and daughter of the Comanche leader Quanah Parker. One of the props was a Kiowa teepee that was last seen in 1928.
The film was recently screened in Oklahoma City. It will be shown at film festivals and a DVD will be sold.
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Silent film thought to be lost is restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society
(The Oklahoman 7/16)
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