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The Daughter of Dawn

Directed by
Norbert A. Myles Norbert A. Myles


Starring (View all)
Belo Cozad Belo Cozad
Comanche Chief
Em-koy-e-tie Em-koy-e-tie
Hunting Horse Hunting Horse
Kiowa Chief
Esther LeBarre Esther LeBarre
Daughter of Dawn
Wanada Parker Wanada Parker
Red Wing
White Parker White Parker
White Eagle
Jack Sankeydoty Jack Sankeydoty
Old Man Saupitty Old Man Saupitty


Written by
Richard Banks Richard Banks
story
Norbert A. Myles Norbert A. Myles
(as Norbert Myles)


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6 votes
National Film Registry Titles (648 items)
list by Stehako
Published 3 years, 3 months ago
1920 movies (3 items)
list by Justyna
Published 3 years, 10 months ago

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The Daughter of Dawn

4 months ago at Aug 8 19:15
The Daughter of Dawn is more of a historical curiosity then it is a successful movie. Populated entirely by Native American actors, The Daughter of Dawn is one of the few dramatic westerns that places them within the heroic and romantic contexts and not as the unseen other descending upon the routinely white heroes. It’s worth watching for this reason, but even at a brisk 83 minutes this thing s... read more
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This restored silent film features a love triangle involving a Kiowa chief's daughter and ensuing conflict between Kiowa and Comanche villages.
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JxSxPx posted a review 4 months ago

The Daughter of Dawn

“The Daughter of Dawn is more of a historical curiosity then it is a successful movie. Populated entirely by Native American actors, The Daughter of Dawn is one of the few dramatic westerns that places them within the heroic and romantic contexts and not as the unseen other descending upon the routinely white heroes. It’s worth watching for this reason, but even at a brisk 83 minutes this thing still manages to plod along.   The problem here is that too much emphasis is placed on the tragic romantic triangle aspect, and even this early in cinema this was a stiff jointed narrative. The Daughter of Dawn is much better and engaging when it relaxes into documentary-style observation. There’s an authenticity to the performances, glimpses of daily life, and smaller moments here that’s ab” read more

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Justyna added this to a list 6 months, 3 weeks ago
1920 movies (3 movies items)
Justyna rated this 5/10 6 months, 3 weeks ago
robot2xl rated this 4/10 2 years ago