Evangeline (1919 film)

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Evangeline is a 1919 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.wikipedia
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Miriam Cooper

The star of the film was Walsh's wife, who at the time was Miriam Cooper in the oft filmed story based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Miriam Cooper (November 7, 1891 – April 12, 1976) was a silent film actress who is best known for her work in early film including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance for D. W. Griffith and The Honor System and Evangeline for her husband Raoul Walsh.

William A. Wellman

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William A. Wellman as A British Lieutenant
Wellman was hired for the role of a young officer in Evangeline (1919), but was fired for slapping the leading lady, the actress Miriam Cooper, who happened to be the wife of director Raoul Walsh.

Spottiswoode Aitken

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Evangeline (1919) - Benedict Bellefontaine

Silent film

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Evangeline is a 1919 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.

Drama (film and television)

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Evangeline is a 1919 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.

Fox Film

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Evangeline is a 1919 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.

Raoul Walsh

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Evangeline is a 1919 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The star of the film was Walsh's wife, who at the time was Miriam Cooper in the oft filmed story based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Lost film

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Currently Evangeline is considered to be a lost film.

List of film periodicals

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As described in a film magazine, Evangeline (cooper) and Gabriel (Roscoe), young people of a small village, gain the consent of their parents and announce their wedding.

Acadians

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On the morning of the wedding day, British soldiers land at the town and summon all the Acadians, who are of French descent, to the church where they read the King's order requiring their deportation.

Almshouse

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Their search continues until they are old when Gabriel, victim of a pestilence, is brought to an almshouse where Evangeline is a nurse to the afflicted.

List of lost films

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|| Evangeline || Raoul Walsh ||Miriam Cooper || One of Walsh's most successful silents up to that time, one of Miriam Cooper's most successful.

Evangeline

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In 1919 Raoul Walsh made a film based on the poem for 20th Century Fox.