Strongheart (film)

Strongheart is a 1914 American action western silent black and white film directed by James Kirkwood, Sr., produced by Henry B. Harris, written by Frank E. Woods and starring Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet and Antonio Moreno.[1] The film was supervised by D.W. Griffith.[2]

Directed byJames Kirkwood, Sr.
Produced byHenry B. Harris
Written byFrank E. Woods
Based onPlay
by William C. de Mille
Distributed byGeneral Film Company
Release date
  • March 19, 1914 (1914-03-19)
Running time
30 min

It is based on the four-act play by William C. de Mille,[3] and it was produced by Henry B. Harris at the Hudson Theater on 30 January 1905 for 66 performances with Robert Edeson.[4]

The melodrama Braveheart is a remake of Strongheart.[5]



  1. McCaffrey, Donald W.; Jacobs, Christopher P. (1999). Guide to the Silent Years of American Cinema. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 287. ISBN 9780313303456.
  2. Menefee, David W. (26 November 2012). The First Male Stars: Men of the Silent Era. BearManor Media. p. 1966.
  3. Hearne, Joanna (25 January 2013). Native Recognition: Indigenous Cinema and the Western. SUNY Press. p. 117. ISBN 9781438443997.
  4. Tibbetts, John C. (1985). The American Theatrical Film: Stages in Development. Popular Press. p. 75. ISBN 9780879722890.
  5. Oriard, Michael (15 December 2005). King Football: Sport and Spectacle in the Golden Age of Radio and Newsreels, Movies and Magazines, the Weekly and the Daily Press. Univ of North Carolina Press. p. 371. ISBN 9780807864036.
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