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Title Man of Aran [videorecording] / Gaumon-British Picture Corp. Ltd. presents ; a Gainsborough Picture ; collaborators, John Goldman, Frances H. Flaherty ; directed by Robert Flaherty.

Imprint [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision HVE Entertainment, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    941.748 MAN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Specially composed score based on the original Irish folk songs of the Aran Islands."
DVD release of the 1934 motion picture production.
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).
Credits Musical score by John Greenwood under the direction of Louis Levy ; editor and scenarist, John Goldman ; assistant director, Pat Mullin (John), of Aran.
Cast Colman "Tiger" King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane.
Summary 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.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Subject Fishing villages -- Ireland -- Aran Islands.
Aran Islands (Ireland) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.
King, Colman.
Dirrane, Maggie.
Dillane, Michael.
Greenwood, John.
Goldman, John.
Flaherty, Frances H.
Gaumont British Picture Corp.
Gainsborough Studios.
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Note Title on container: Robert Flaherty's man of Aran
ISBN 078002480X
Standard No. 037429163924
Music No. MAN 240 Home Vision Entertainment

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