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Title Louisiana story [videorecording] / Lopert Films, Inc. ; story by Frances and Robert Flaherty ; produced and directed by Robert Flaherty.

Imprint [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2003].

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    976.3 LOU    Staff Reported Missing
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 79 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Fully restored by the Library of Congress, The Museum of Modern Art, and the UCLA Film and Television Department.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1948.
Special features: Letters home: a reading of cinematographer Richard Leacock's Letters with images from the production; Flaherty and film: a filmed discussion between Frances Flaherty and Robert Gardner about the making of Louisiana story; Hidden and seeking: a documentary excerpt in which Frances Flaherty reflects on her life and work with Robert Flaherty; The land: an excerpt from a 1940 film directed by Robert Flaherty for the United States Department of Agriculture; Study film: commentary by Richard Leacock and Frances Flaherty over the famed opening sequence.
Credits Editor, Helen Van Dongen ; photography, Richard Leacock ; original music, Virgil Thomson ; music performed by the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, conducting.
Cast Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel LeBlanc, Mrs. E. Bienvenu, Frank Hardy.
Summary Through the eyes of a young Cajun boy living on the Bayou, tells the story of disruption and change when an oil rig brings industry into his pristine world.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; monaural.
Awards Pulitzer Prize, musical score.
Subject Cajuns -- Drama.
Bayous -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Oil well drilling rigs -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Oil industries -- Drama.
Louisiana -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Genre/Form Documentary-style films
Added Author Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.
Flaherty, Frances Hubbard.
Boudreaux, Joseph.
LeBlanc, Lionel.
Bienvenu, E., Mrs.
Hardy, Frank.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985.
Lopert Films.
Home Vision (Firm)
Philadelphia Orchestra.
Note Title on container: Robert J. Flaherty's Louisiana story
ISBN 0780024796
9780780024793
Standard No. 037429163825
Music No. LOU130 Home Vision Cinema

 
    
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