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The Battle of the Long Sault

(Dollard des Ormeaux)

Year: 1913
Director: Frank Crane
Producer: Frank Beresford
Production Company: British American Film Company

This early Canadian fiction film, produced by Americans with a Canadian registered company, is essentially a “lost” curiosity. It portrays the story of the Iroquois expedition against the French in Montreal in 1660 and the resistance by seventeen colonists led by Adam Dollard des Ormeaux (Frank Crane).