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Hiawatha, the Messiah of the Ojibway
Also known as Hiawatha, the Messiah of the Ojibway: The Passion Play of America in the United Kingdom
(1903) [?] Canadian or British?
B&W : 800 feet
Directed by Joe Rosenthal
[?] Canadian Bioscope Company or Charles Urban Trading Company? production; distributed by Charles Urban Trading Company. / Produced by Joe Rosenthal. Scenario by E.A. Armstrong, from the poem “The Song of Hiawatha” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Cinematography by Joe Rosenthal. / Released September 1903. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot near Desbarats, Ontario, Canada.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 25 December 2011.
References: Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Luke McKernan.