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Grass : a nation's battle for life

Author: Adolph ZukorJesse L LaskyMerian C CooperErnest B SchoedsackMarguerite HarrisonAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.?] : Milestone Film & Video, Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment [1999] ©1999
Series: Milestone collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adolph Zukor; Jesse L Lasky; Merian C Cooper; Ernest B Schoedsack; Marguerite Harrison; Richard Carver; Terry Ramsaye; G Janati-Ataie; Kavous Shirzadian; Amir Ali Vahabzadegan; Paramount Pictures, Inc.,; Famous Players-Lasky Corporation,; Milestone Film & Video,; Image Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 45032453
Language Note: Silent film with English intertitles, music score.
Notes: Title from title frame.
Full screen (1.33:1).
Some credits from container.
Milestone edition originally produced for release in 1991.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925.
Credits: Recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack with Marguerite Harrison ; edited and titled by Terry Ramsaye and Richard P. Carver ; music composed and performed by by Gholam Hosain Janati-Ataie (santur and daf), Kavous Shiradian (tar, dombec, and ub) and Amir Ali Vahabzadegan (Turkish tambur, setar, dohol, daf, and voice).
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry (United States) in 1997.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (71 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Special features: Film historian Rudy Behlmer's interview of Merian C. Cooper (recorded in 1965 ; audio only, with text introduction ; ca. 99 min.) ; about Rudy Behlmer [text feature].
Series Title: Milestone collection.
Other Titles: Grass (Motion picture : 1925)
Nation's battle for life
Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present Grass
Epic of a lost tribe
Responsibility: Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Paramount Picture ; Famous Players-Lasky Corp ; recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with Marguerite Harrison.

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A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes.

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