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Nanook of the north : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic

Author: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Pathé Pictures.; Revillon Frères Trading Company.; Reel Enterprises.
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : Distributed by Reel Enterprises, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Flaherty's classic film tells the story of Inuit hunter Nanook and his family as they struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of Canada's Hudson Bay region. Enormously popular when released in 1922, Nanook of the North is a cinematic milestone that continues to enchant audiences.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Silent films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Pathé Pictures.; Revillon Frères Trading Company.; Reel Enterprises.
OCLC Number: 191737339
Notes: Originally produced in 1922.
Crude and primitive as the conditions under which it was made. This direct study of Eskimo life set the standard for and has remained the most famous of the early documentary films. The Walrus hunt scene is especially effective.--Container.
Silent, with musical accompaniment.
Credits: Directed, written, photographed, and edited by Robert J. Flaherty.
Description: 1 videodisc (79 min.) : si., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R (may not play properly on all DVD players or drives).
Other Titles: Nanook of the North (Motion picture)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Robert J. Flaherty ; Pathépicture ; Revillon Frères.

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Robert Flaherty's classic film tells the story of Inuit hunter Nanook and his family as they struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of Canada's Hudson Bay region. Enormously popular when released in 1922, Nanook of the North is a cinematic milestone that continues to enchant audiences.

Presents a documentary, based on the book entitled My Eskimo friends, Nanook of the North, by Robert Flaherty, on the saga 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. With captions.

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