Daughter of Dawn (1920) film still
Film and Television

The Silent Treatment Film Series: The Daughter of Dawn (1920)

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 2:00 p.m.

The Autry: Wells Fargo Theater

Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members
Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended

About the Event

Watch silent films the way they were meant to be seen—on the big screen. Showcasing a wide variety of early cinema in the best available formats, The Silent Treatment is a long-running silent movie film series curated by film archivists Brandee Cox and Steven Hill.

The Daughter of Dawn (1920)

Rediscovered by a private detective paid in old film reels, this lost silent film features an all-Native American cast of 300 Kiowas and Comanches—including the son and daughter of famed Comanche leader Quanah Parker. 

Directed by Norbert A. Myles | Starring Esther LeBarre, White Parker, and Jack Sankey-doty | Restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society with new orchestral score by David Yeagley