Queen's Theatre: 'The Courtship of Myles Standish'
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poem)
A dramatization of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem 'The Courtship of Miles Standish,' this is the story of the Pilgrims who fled religious persecution in England and came to America ...
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One of the most thrilling and sensational storm scenes ever screened is shown in the biggest of Charles Ray productions, 'The Courtship of Myles Standish,' now running at the Queen's Theatre. The historic Mayflower, an exact reproduction of the illustrious boat of early days being built at a cost of $64,000, is shown in a terrific tempest, with Charles Ray as John Alden, making a daring rescue of William Sullivan as John Howland. Enid Bennett appears as the beautiful Priscilla. The production cost more than $800,000 and took eight months to complete.
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