DAUGHTER of DAWN

Daughter of Dawn.com is the new, official web site for the 1920 silent film, “Daughter of Dawn,” by Norbert Miles.  This unique film portrays an Indian story, with an all-Indian cast, and all filmed in the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma. The film was rediscovered and restored by the Oklahoma State Historical Society, Dr. Bob Blackburn, Executive Director.   The film includes a new, original symphonic score by Comanche composer, Dr. David A. Yeagley, commissioned by the OSHS.   The first public preview of the film and music was at the Dead Center Film Festival, in Oklahoma City, June 10, 2012.  It was also screened at the Santa Fe Native Cinema Showcase, August 18, 2012, during the annual Indian Market. Many screenings have followed.

Sample video clips available for viewing HERE.


At the Dead Center Film Festival, Oklahoma City, June 10, 2012: (L to R) Dr. Bob Blackburn, Jon Yeagley (brother of David), David Yeagley, and Wes Studi.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Bob Blackburn, Executive Director
2401 North Laird Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-7914
405 522 5202
bblackburn@okhistory.org

Dr. David A. Yeagley (Comanche)
P.O.Box 75017
Oklahoma City, OK 73147
405 942 1636
doctoryeagley@yahoo.com
www.davidyeagley.com

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