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Evangeline (1914)

PART I: Evangeline and Gabriel as children are being taught their lessons by Father Felician, priest and pedagogue. After their lessons they hurry to the forge of Basil, the blacksmith, to ... See full summary »

Directors:

William Cavanaugh (as William H. Cavanaugh), Edward P. Sullivan

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Cast

Cast overview:
Laura Lyman ... Evangeline
John T. Carleton John T. Carleton ... Gabriel (as John F. Carleton)
Edward P. Sullivan ... Father Felician
Arthur Morrison Arthur Morrison ... Basil
M.E. Hannefy M.E. Hannefy ... Benedict (as Michael Hannefy)
William Cavanaugh William Cavanaugh ... Rene LeBlanc (as William H. Cavanaugh)
Marguerite Marquis Marguerite Marquis ... Shawnee Indian Woman
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Storyline

PART I: Evangeline and Gabriel as children are being taught their lessons by Father Felician, priest and pedagogue. After their lessons they hurry to the forge of Basil, the blacksmith, to watch him at his work. Thus passed a few swift years and they no longer were children. Gabriel, a "valiant youth," helps his father, Basil, at the forge; Evangeline keeps house for Benedict, her father. We see Evangeline carrying a flagon of home-brewed ale to the reapers in the fields at noontide. We see the prayerful attitude of the reapers and Father Felician as they bear the Angelus. At eve the flocks return from pastures and "the cows patiently yield their udders unto the milkmaid's hand." "Thus at peace with God and the world, the farmer of Grand-Pre lived on his sunny farm." PART II: In part two the Arcadians are still enjoying their happy, peaceful life, but a shadow of gloom is thrown over them at times by the advent of English troops with a proclamation from Governor Lawrence commanding ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1914 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Nova Scotia, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Canadian Bioscope Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the first Canadian feature film. See more »

Connections

Remade as Evangeline (1929) See more »

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