The Daughter of Dawn

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The Daughter of Dawn

  1. Saturday, April 13, 2013 3:00 p.m.
Image from the film The Daughter Of Dawn
The Daughter of Dawn is a 1920 silent film shot in the Wichita Mountains of Southwest Oklahoma. The story, played by an all-Indian cast of 300 Kiowas and Comanches, includes a four-way love story, buffalo hunts, a battle scene, dances, deceit, hand-to-hand combat, love scenes, and a happy ending. The lead actor is White Parker, the son of the great Comanche leader Quanah Parker. Special thanks to the Oklahoma Historical Society. (Digital screening of the work-in-progress restoration.)


Bill Moore from the Oklahoma Historical Society is scheduled to be present to discuss the restoration of this historically important film.