The Conquest of Canaan

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The Conquest of Canaan
The Conquest of Canaan poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Roy William Neill
Written by Frank Tuttle (scenario)
Based onThe Conquest of Canaan
by Booth Tarkington
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Starring Thomas Meighan
Doris Kenyon
Cinematography Harry Perry
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • August 21, 1921 (1921-08-21)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Still with Thomas Meighan and Doris Kenyon. Thomas Meighan-Doris Kenyon in The Conquest of Canaan.jpg
Still with Thomas Meighan and Doris Kenyon.

The Conquest of Canaan is a 1921 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It starred Thomas Meighan and Doris Kenyon and was directed by Roy William Neill. It was filmed in Asheville, North Carolina. [1] [2] A previous version of the story was filmed in 1916 under the same title.

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Preservation status

This film was considered lost for over seventy years until 2010, when a digital copy was returned to the United States as a gift from Russia and its film archive Gosfilmofond. [3] [4]

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References

  1. "Portrait of the Past: Filming movies in Asheville, 1921". Citizen Times. Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  2. Bellamy, Cliff. "Opening Credits: Durham Cinematheque celebrates birth of moviegoing". The Herald-Sun. Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  3. Progressive Silent Film List: The Conquest of Canaan at silentera.com
  4. Russia Presents Library of Congress With Digital Copies of Lost U.S. Silent Films, Library of Congress press release, Oct. 21, 2010