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Flaherty, Robert Joseph 1884-1951

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Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

138 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs
Robert and Frances Flaherty : a documentary life, 1883-1922 by Robert J Christopher( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North (1922) was the first full-length anthropological documentary in cinematic history. Drawing from the unpublished diaries of the director and his wife, Frances, Robert Christopher's biography deepens our understanding of a film legend and his groundbreaking work. Previous biographical work has neglected the critical contributions Frances made to his development as an artist. Robert and Frances Flaherty charts her transformation from a Bryn Mawr bluestocking to the partner of a frontier explorer and offers her unique perspective as his collaborator and publicist."--Jacket
Louisiana story by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

66 editions published between 1 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of a young Cajun boy living on the Bayou. Tells the story of disruption and change when an oil rig brings industry into his pristine world
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

97 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea
Eskimo by Edmund Carpenter( Book )

32 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature and meaning of Canadian Eskimo art. Paintings by Varley, carvings collected by Flaherty, and text by Carpenter
Tabu : a story of the south seas by F. W Murnau( Visual )

18 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers are doomed by a tribal edict decreeing that the girl is "tabu" to all men
The story of Comock the Eskimo by Comock( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of a starving Eskimo family's journey to and subsequent ten-year stay on an island rich in food where they are the only human inhabitants. Illustrated by original Eskimo sketches
The world of Robert Flaherty by Richard Griffith( Book )

5 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and work of film producer: his life in the Canadian arctic, and making of "Nanook of the North."
Tabu : a story of the South Seas by F. W Murnau( Visual )

64 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy (Matahi) and a girl (Reri) are in love. She is chosen by a high priest to join the ranks of the sacred virgins, thereby becoming tabu to all men. The two escape by canoe to another island for awhile, but Matahi becomes indebted to a Chinese merchant. The story ends tragically when Matahi is left to drown by the high priest
My Eskimo friends, "Nanook of the north," by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Book )

15 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's expeditions to Belcher Islands and Ungava, northern Canada, 1910-13
Elephant boy by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

27 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Kipling's Toomai of the elephants, 13-year-old Sabu leads a British hunting expedition through the jungle with his pachyderm pal, instantly becoming a legend
Nanook of the North by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Book )

11 editions published between 1922 and 1998 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and captions taken from a silent film of the 1920's about an Eskimo and his life in northern Canada
The wedding of Palo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding of Palo (Palos Brudefaerd) (1934), Nanook's obvious successor, is the last beautiful work of the famed Danish polar explorer and anthropologist Dr. Knud Rasmussen. Filmed in sound with an Inuit cast from the Angmagssalik district of east Greenland, Palo, like Nanook, documents a vanishing lifestyle and uses Flaherty's devise of an appealing narrative; in this case, a story of two men who desire the same woman as a wife. It is mastered in high definition and digitally restored from an original 35mm nitrate print in the collection of George Eastman House
Unseen Cinema 5: Picturing a Metropolis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PICTURING A METROPOLIS is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema.. Since the beginning of cinema, filmmakers have been infatuated with capturing on film dynamic images of New York City. Avant-garde experiments pop up in the most unlikely of places including turn of the 20th century actualities, and commercial and radical newsreels. City symphonies are represented by the landmark American films, Sheeler and Strand’s Manhatta (1921), Flaherty’s 24-Dollar Island (c,1926), Florey’s Skyscraper Symphony (1929), and Leyda’s A Bronx Morning (1931). Overall 25 short films lovingly depict scenes of New Yorkers in situ against the skyscrapers, streets, and night life of Manhattan during a half century of progress.. 25 FILMS BY FEATURED DIRECTORS: Frederick Armitage, G.W. “Billy” Bitzer, Robert K. Bonine, Al Brick, Rudy Burckhardt, Robert Flaherty, Robert Florey, Lewis Jacobs, Looney Lens, Jay Leyda, Wallace McCutcheon, Edwin S. Porter, Bonney Powell, Charles Sheeler, J.B. Smith, Paul Strand, A.E. Weed, Herman Weinberg.. Curated by Bruce Posner and produced by David Shepard. “Manhattan itself becomes a living being, the embodiment of modern American energy. A New York museum should put this great early film, perhaps the most dramatic portrayal of the city in existence, on permanent display. Every New Yorker should see it.” - New York Magazine. “The clarity and depth of the films will be a revelation… Picturing a Metropolis is cause for celebration.” - Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Made possible in part by Cineric, Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Film Preservation Associates
Nanook of the north : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic( Visual )

16 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the communal life of the Eskimos and their struggle for existence
Moana with sound( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Samoan and English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directed by Robert Flaherty and Frances Flaherty (1926) and Monica Flaherty (1980) Restoration produced by Bruce Posner (2014) The 1924 documentary film pioneers Robert and Frances Flaherty and family traveled to the Samoan island of Savaii to record the native life and make a film that would try to match the success of Nanook of the North. Restored with native sounds and traditional songs that Flahertys daughter recorded over a half-century after they shot it, Monica Flaherty's Moana with Sound is a beautiful docufiction and important piece of film history
Land of promise : the British documentary movement 1930-1950 by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring 40 films ... this extensive collection is a major retrospective of the British documentary-film movement during its period of greatest influence. These films--many of which are available here for the first time since their original release--capture the spirit and strength, concerns and resolve of Britain and its people before, during and after the Second World War" (container)
E.M.B. Classics : Drifters, Industrial Britain, Song of Ceylon( Visual )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series is a collection of twenty individual full length films representative of the British Documentary Film Movement. The films cover the twenty-two year period of British documentary production starting with the works of the EMB (Empire Marketing Board) and continue through the postwar era
A boatload of wild Irishmen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Robert Flaherty's career as "the father of the modern documentary film" and the dispute about his staged scenes. Includes excerpts from his films as well as telling interviews with the people whose parents and grandparents Flaherty put onto the cinema screens of the world: Inuit, Samoans and the 'wild men' of Aran
Nanouk l'Esquimau by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

11 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : L'explorateur Robert Flaherty nous fait partager les joies et les peines de la rude vie du chasseur Nanouk et de sa famille dans le Grand nord canadien des années 20. Scènes de vie et d'amour, humour et tendresse de la maman et ses enfants esquimaux, poésie des images, beauté des grands déserts glacés
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Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic
Robert and Frances Flaherty : a documentary life, 1883-1922Man of AranRobert and Frances Flaherty : early years and the making of Nanook
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