The Conquest of Canaan

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The Conquest of Canaan
The Conquest of Canaan poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
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 date
  • August 21, 1921 (1921-08-21)
Running time
7 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Still with Thomas Meighan and Doris Kenyon.

The Conquest of Canaan is a 1921 American 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. It was filmed in Asheville, North Carolina.[1][2] A previous version of the story was filmed in 1916.


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

Preservation status

This film was considered lost for over seventy years until 2010, when a digital copy was returned to the United States from Russia.[3]


  1. ^ "Portrait of the Past: Filming movies in Asheville, 1921". Citizen Times. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
  2. ^ Bellamy, Cliff. "OPENING CREDITS: Durham Cinematheque celebrates birth of moviegoing". The Herald-Sun. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Conquest of Canaan at

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