Evangeline (1913 film)
Scene from Evangeline shot in the garden of Billman Residence, Armdale, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Directed by||Edward P. Sullivan|
|Written by||Marguerite Marquis|
|Cinematography||William C. Thompson|
|Language||Silent film |
Evangeline is a 1913 Canadian drama film based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem of the same name. It is known as the first feature-length dramatic movie filmed in Canada, and it was very successful there and in the United States. Directed by Edward P. Sullivan and William Cavanaugh, it was filmed in Nova Scotia. This film was the first of six features made between 1913 and 1914 by the Canadian Bioscope Company of Halifax. It is now considered to be a lost film.
- Laura Lyman as Evangeline Bellefontaine
- John F. Carleton as Gabriel Lajeunesse
- William Cavanaugh as Rene LeBlanc
- Edward P. Sullivan as Father Felician
- Marguerite Marquis as Shawnee Indian woman
- "Canadian Film Encyclopedia - Evangeline". TIFF. Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2011-03-13.
- Constantinides, Zoë. "The Myth of Evangeline and the Origin of Canadian National Cinema". Film History. Indiana University Press. 26 (1): 50 79. JSTOR 10.2979/filmhistory.26.1.50.
- Morris, Peter (1978). Embattled Shadows: A History of Canadian Cinema 1893-1939. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. pp. 49–51. ISBN 0 7735 0323 4.
- "Evangeline". silentera.com. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
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