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HISTORY

The 13 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News reported that director David Smith and company were filming exteriors "in the mountains." A week later, the 20 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News elaborated that the company had returned to Los Angeles from three weeks in Oregon. Smith completed the editing in Sep 1921, according to the 17 Sep 1921 Motion Picture News. ... More Less

The 13 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News reported that director David Smith and company were filming exteriors "in the mountains." A week later, the 20 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News elaborated that the company had returned to Los Angeles from three weeks in Oregon. Smith completed the editing in Sep 1921, according to the 17 Sep 1921 Motion Picture News. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
13 Aug 1921
p. 861.
Motion Picture News
20 Aug 1921
p. 976.
Motion Picture News
17 Sep 1921
p. 1549.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Flower of the North by James Oliver Curwood (New York, 1912).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Flower of the North
Release Date:
4 December 1921
Production Date:
August 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
7 November 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17165
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,130
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In the Canadian forest lives D'Arcambal with his daughter Jeanne (known as "The Flower of the North") and a halfbreed servant, Pierre. Philip Whittemore, a young American, arrives and forms the Northern Fish and Development Company, backed by Brokaw, a New York capitalist. Brokaw, however, sends Thorpe, an unscrupulous associate, with instructions to delay the work of the company, and D'Arcambal revokes Whittemore's right-of-way through his holdings. Thorpe convinces Jeanne, who is unaware that her mother eloped with a lover before she was born, that he is her father. Whittemore rescues Jeanne from drowning, and when Thorpe and his gang attack Whittemore's camp Jeanne brings a band of friendly Indians to Whittemore's aid. Thorpe is defeated, Jeanne learns that D'Arcambal is really her father, and she is united with ... +


In the Canadian forest lives D'Arcambal with his daughter Jeanne (known as "The Flower of the North") and a halfbreed servant, Pierre. Philip Whittemore, a young American, arrives and forms the Northern Fish and Development Company, backed by Brokaw, a New York capitalist. Brokaw, however, sends Thorpe, an unscrupulous associate, with instructions to delay the work of the company, and D'Arcambal revokes Whittemore's right-of-way through his holdings. Thorpe convinces Jeanne, who is unaware that her mother eloped with a lover before she was born, that he is her father. Whittemore rescues Jeanne from drowning, and when Thorpe and his gang attack Whittemore's camp Jeanne brings a band of friendly Indians to Whittemore's aid. Thorpe is defeated, Jeanne learns that D'Arcambal is really her father, and she is united with Philip. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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