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The Last of the Mohicans (1920 film)

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1920 film version of James Fenimore Cooper's novel with the same name. It tells the story of two English girls, trying to reach the fort where their father is commander, suffering danger in the frontier of the American colonies. It stars Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe, Lillian Hall, Henry Woodward, James Gordon, George Hackathorne, Nelson McDowell, Harry Lorraine, and Theodore Lorch. Both Boris Karloff and Béla Lugosi (who later find fame as Horror film stars) had uncredited roles as Indians.

The movie was adapted by Robert Dillon and directed by Clarence Brown and Maurice Tourneur.

There were other versions in 1911, 1932, 1936, 1977 and 1992, and a television miniseries in 1971.

In 1995, this film was deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

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