|The Conquest of Canaan|
|Directed by||Roy William Neill|
|Written by||Frank Tuttle (scenario)|
|Based on||The Conquest of Canaan|
by Booth Tarkington
|Produced by|| Adolph Zukor |
Jesse L. Lasky
|Starring|| Thomas Meighan |
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
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.A previous version of the story was filmed in 1916 under the same title.
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