About The Daughter of Dawn
The Daughter of Dawn
- Year Released:
- Action/Adventure, Drama
- Directed by Norbert A. Myles
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.