|Told in the Hills|
|Directed by||George Melford|
|Written by||Will M. Ritchey|
|Based on||Told in the Hills|
by Marah Ellis Ryan
|Produced by|| Adolph Zukor |
|Cinematography|| Henry Kotani |
Paul P. Perry
James Wong Howe (assistant camera)
|Distributed by||Paramount / Artcraft|
|6 reels; 1,800 meters|
|Languages|| Silent |
Told in the Hills is a 1919 American silent Western film produced by Famous Players–Lasky and distributed by Paramount Artcraft. George Melford directed the film and Robert Warwick stars.
Told in the Hills was filmed on location in Lewiston and Lapwai, Idaho, and employed hundreds from the Nez Perce tribe.It was claimed that during the production of the film was the first time so many men of the Nez Perce had been allowed to gather since the Nez Perce War of 1877.
A copy of Told in the Hills survives at the Russian film archive, Gosfilmofond.
Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, popularly known as Chief Joseph, Young Joseph, or Joseph the Younger, was a leader of the wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce, a Native American tribe of the interior Pacific Northwest region of the United States, in the latter half of the 19th century. He succeeded his father tuekakas in the early 1870s.
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