1920s silent film, Native American cast get due decades late

5 May

In this photo provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society, members of an all Comanche and Kiowa cast are on the set of “The Daughter of Dawn,” in the Wichita Mountains near Lawton, Okla., in 1920. The long-lost silent film admired by historians as a rare visual account of Native American customs is being released after a private detective in North Carolina stumbled across a damaged copy. The copy, discovered more than a decade ago, has been restored and was screened in Texas this week, ahead of its commercial release later this year. (Oklahoma Historical Society via AP) (Associated Press)

1920s silent film, Native American cast get due decades late – The Washington Post.

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