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Man of Aran

Author: Robert Joseph FlahertyColman KingMaggie DirraneMichael DillaneGaumont British Picture Corp.All authors
Publisher: [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision HVE Entertainment ; [s.l.] : Public Media, ©2003.
Series: HVE, MAN 240.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Contains both documentary footage and staged scenes, with an invented family at the film's center.
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Genre/Form: Documentary-style films
Ethnographic films
Fiction films
Feature films
DVD (Digital video discs)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Colman King; Maggie Dirrane; Michael Dillane; Gaumont British Picture Corp.; Gainsborough Studios.; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 078002480X 9780780024809
OCLC Number: 52498856
Notes: Special features: How the Myth was made (a 60 min. documentary about the making of Man of Aran, presented in color) -- Hidden and Seeking: a documentary excerpt featuring Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Flaherty and Film: a filmed discussion of Man of Aran with Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Looking Back: Robert J. Flaherty reflects on the making of Man of Aran (presented in color) -- Outside the Frame: a gallery of rare photos and sketches (presented in b&w).
"Specially composed score based on the original Irish folk songs of the Aran Islands"--Credits.
DVD release of the 1934 motion picture production.
Credits: Original music, John Greenwood, musical score by John Greenwood under the direction of Louis Levy; music direction, Louis Levy; editor and scenarist, John Goldman; cinematography, Robert J. Flaherty; assistant director, Pat Mullin (John), of Aran.
Cast: Colman "Tiger" King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane.
Description: 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: How the myth was made (60 min. documentary about the making of Man of Aran).
Series Title: HVE, MAN 240.
Other Titles: Robert Flaherty's
Responsibility: a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon.

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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. Contains both documentary footage and staged scenes, with an invented family at the film's center.

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