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Robert J. Flaherty, a biography

Author: Paul Rotha; Jay Ruby
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of filmmaker who produced "Nanook of the North" among other films.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rotha, Paul, 1907-1984.
Robert J. Flaherty, a biography.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983
(OCoLC)562702279
Named Person: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Robert J Flaherty; Robert Joseph Flaherty; Robert Joseph Flaherty; Robert Joseph Flaherty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rotha; Jay Ruby
ISBN: 0812278879 9780812278873
OCLC Number: 9413091
Notes: "The films of Robert J. Flaherty:" p. 295-299.
Description: xiii, 359 pages, [30] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Paul Rotha ; edited by Jay Ruby.

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Traces the life of the American explorer and documentary filmmaker, and describes the difficulties he faced in creating each of his films.  Read more...

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"[Flaherty's] life and his personality are the stuff of stories, and his work remains a central milestone in the history of film."-Larry Gross, Editor, Studies in Visual Communication "Of first rate Read more...

 
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