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E.M.B. Classics : Drifters, Industrial Britain, Song of Ceylon

Author: John Grierson; Robert Joseph Flaherty; Basil Wright; Great Britain. Empire Marketing Board.; Kino International Corporation.
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, 1992.
Series: British documentary movement, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Silent films
Short films
Feature films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Grierson; Robert Joseph Flaherty; Basil Wright; Great Britain. Empire Marketing Board.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 27754358
Notes: Three documentary films (one silent) from the EMB.
Credits: Program notes by Charles Musser.
Description: 1 videocassette (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Drifters, 1929 (49 min.) / written, directed, and edited by John Grierson --
Industrial Britain, 1933 (21 min.) / written, photographed, and directed by Robert Flaherty --
Song of Ceylon, 1934 (39 min.) / directed, photographed, and edited by Basil Wright.
Series Title: British documentary movement, v. 1.
Other Titles: Drifters.
Industrial Britain.
Song of Ceylon.
Drifters, Industrial Britain, Song of Ceylon
Responsibility: Kino International Corporation ; [collection compiled by David Shepard].

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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.

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