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Nell Shipman

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The Canadians: Nell Shipman

 

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Nell Shipman Film History Forgotten

 

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"The Light on Lookout Mountain" (1924) starring Nell Shipman

 

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Sarah Gadon On Nell Shipman: Something You Might Not Know About Canada

 

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"White Water" (1924) starring Nell Shipman

Nell Shipman was a Canadian actress, author and screenwriter, producer, director, and animal trainer. She was a Canadian pioneer in early Hollywood. She is best known for her work in James Oliver Curwood stories and for portraying strong, adventurous women. In 1919, she and her producer husband, Ernest Shipman, made the most successful silent film in Canadian history, Back to God's Country in which she did one of the first on-screen nude scenes.
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