The Squaw Man
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The Squaw Man
Betraying its origin, David Belasco's popular stage melodrama The Squaw Man reached the screen in February of 1914, courtesy of the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company. Already an old wheeze by then, the story of miscegenation in the Old West was supposed to have been filmed on locations near Flagstaff, Arizona. Young Cecil B. DeMille, who was to share directorial duties with veteran stage performer Oscar Apfel, and the Lasky crew arrived in the middle of a storm and decided to remain on the train until the final destination. Debarking in sunny Los Angeles, the Lasky people rented half of… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Even by the standards of a 1914 feature, it would be a stretch to call this an especially sophisticated piece of filmmaking."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"An early indication of DeMille's future strength as a visual filmmaker."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"An entertaining antique."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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