Short Films on "The Last Algonquin"

The Home of Joe Two Trees

Joe Two Trees, the Native American known as "The Last Algonquin" in this best-selling book, lived hidden and alone for many years in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. "This short film clip is from the Emmy nominated film "The Other Islands of N.Y." produced and directed by Philip J. Marshall." The film describes the area in which Joe lived and includes on-camera comments from Ted Kazimiroff, the book's author. "The Last Algonquin" will soon be a major motion picture.

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Michael Blake Talks About Writing "The Last Algonquin" Screenplay

Michael Blake received an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film, "Dances With Wolves." Michael has now agreed to write the Screenplay for the upcoming movie, "The Last Algonquin," from the book of the same title by Ted Kazimiroff. In this short documentary filmed by Gene Massey at Michael's home near Tucson, Arizona, he talks about how this wonderful book is one of the most powerful stories ever written about the plight of Native Americans. Michael believes, as does the producer Phil Moyer, that this book is the basis for a truly inspiring, highly entertaining, and historically significant movie.

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Ted Kazimiroff Speaks on Algonquin History

"The Last Algonquin" is a best selling book that tells the story of Joe Two Trees, a Native American who lived hidden and alone for many years in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. In this short film, Ted Kazimiroff, the book's author, tells us how his Father discovered Joe Two Trees, who told him his life story and how his Father was inspired by Joe to become one of the real experts in the history of the area. His Father's magnificent archeological finds are now on display at a local museum and this great book will soon be a motion picture.

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Michael Blake - Oscar Winner

Michael Blake won an Oscar for his screenplay for "Dances With Wolves." This is a short video of Michael speaking at an awards dinner. Phil Moyer and the Producers of "The Last Algonquin" have selected Michael to write the screenplay from Ted Kazimiroff's best-selling book. Michael is an immensely talented writer and the producers are very excited about working with him on this magnificent film project.

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Ted Kazimiroff Speaks on the Book as a Movie

"The Last Algonquin" is a best selling book that tells the story of Joe Two Trees, a Native American who lived hidden and alone for many years in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. Ted Kazimiroff, the book's author, tells us how his Father discovered Joe Two Trees, who told him his life story. In this short film, Ted reads us part of the book's introduction, and tells us why he wrote the book, and how he believes, as do many others, that this great book will make a wonderful motion picture.

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Ted and His Father Search for Wild Honey

Ted Kazimiroff is the author of the best-selling book, "The Last Algonquin," the story of his Father meeting a lone Algonquin Indian living in Pelham Bay Park, in the Bronx, New York in the 1920's. As told to young Ted, this story so influenced him that he wrote this book in loving memory of his Father and "Joe Two Trees," a Native American who believed that he was the sole surviving member of his tribe. Ted and his Father spent a lot of time hiking through the same area where Joe Two Trees once lived, and this film shows one of their many expeditions in these woods. Made by the New York Times in the 1950's, this film served to document some of the work his Father was doing with Native American artifacts and the history of this area.

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Ted Kazimiroff Speaks on The Death of Joe Two Trees- The Last Algonquin

"The Last Algonquin" is a best selling book that tells the story of Joe Two Trees, a Native American who lived hidden and alone for many years in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. Ted Kazimiroff, the author of this best selling book, tells us how his Father discovered Joe Two Trees, who told him his life story, and in this short film, Ted describes the circumstance surrounding Joe's death. "The Last Algonquin" will soon be a major motion picture.

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Mort Fleischmann Comments on "The Last Algonquin"

In this five-minute short film, Legendary motion picture and television studio executive Mort Fleischmann comments on the book, "The Last Algonquin." This best-selling book by Ted Kazimiroff is currently in development to be a major motion picture.

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