The Conquest of Canaan

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The Conquest of Canaan
Thomas Meighan-Doris Kenyon in The Conquest of Canaan.jpg
Still with Thomas Meighan and Doris Kenyon
Directed by Roy William Neill
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Frank Tuttle (scenario)
Based on The Conquest of Canaan 
by Booth Tarkington
Starring Thomas Meighan
Doris Kenyon
Cinematography Harry Perry
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • August 21, 1921 (1921-08-21)
Running time
7 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Conquest of Canaan (1921) is a silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It starred Thomas Meighan and Doris Kenyon and was directed by Roy William Neill. A previous version of the story was filmed in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1916.


  • Thomas Meighan - Joe Louden
  • Doris Kenyon - Ariel Taber
  • Diana Allen - Mamie Pike
  • Ann Egleston - Mrs. Louden
  • Alice Fleming - Claudine
  • Charles Abbe - Eskew Arp
  • Malcolm Bradley - Jonas Taber
  • Paul Everton - Happy Farley
  • Macey Harlam - Nashville Cory
  • Henry Hallam - Colonel Flintcroft
  • Louis Hendricks - Judge Pike
  • Charles Hartley - Peter Bradbury
  • Jed Prouty - Norbert Flintcroft
  • Cyril Ring - Gene Louden
  • J. D. Walsh - Squire Buckelew
  • Riley Hatch - Mike Sheenan

Preservation status[edit]

This film was considered lost for over seventy years until 2010, when a digital copy was returned to the United States from Russia.[1]


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