James Young Deer

James Young Deer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Young Deer (date unknown-April 1946), born J. Younger Johnston and also known as Jim Young Deer, was an early Native American film actor, director, writer, and producer. With his wife and partner, Lillian St. Cyr, they were an "influential force" in the production of one-reel Westerns during the first part of the silent film era. Born J. Younger Johnston in Dakota City, Nebraska, Young Deer was a member of the Nebraska Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) tribe. He began his entertainment career in the 1890s with the Barnum and Bailey Circus and Miller Brothers' 101 Ranch Wild West Show. On April 9, 1906, he married actress Lillian St. Cyr, known by her stage name of Princess Red Wing. St. Cyr was also a member of the Nebraska Ho-Chunk tribe.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135831054
  • 9786135831054