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Robert J. Flaherty, a biography

Author: Paul Rotha; Jay Ruby
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rotha, Paul, 1907-1984.
Robert J. Flaherty, a biography.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983
(DLC) 83006986
(OCoLC)9413091
Named Person: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Robert J Flaherty; Robert Joseph Flaherty; Robert Joseph Flaherty
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rotha; Jay Ruby
ISBN: 9781512818512 1512818518
OCLC Number: 562702279
Notes: "The films of Robert J. Flaherty:" p. 295-299.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 359 pages, [30] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Portrait; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Some Flaherty Sayings; Chapter 1 The North and Nanook; Chapter 2 Moana and the Pacific; Chapter 3 Europe, England, and the Atlantic; Chapter 4 India and the Elephants; Chapter 5 United States and The Land; Chapter 6 Louisiana Story; Chapter 7 Man and Artist; Afterword; Appendix I: The Films of Robert J. Flaherty; Appendix II: Some Flaherty Stories; Appendix III: On the Record; Appendix IV: Notes; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
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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