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Title Nanook of the North [videorecording] / Revillon Frères ; written, directed, photographed, and edited by Robert J. Flaherty.

Imprint Claremont, Calif. : Criterion Collection, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
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Description 1 videodisc (79 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 33
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 33.
Note Originally produced in 1922 as a silent motion picture.
Based on the book: My Eskimo friends / by Robert Flaherty.
Digital transfer, remastered at the visually correct speed ; orchestral score by silent film music specialist Timothy Brock ; excerpts from the 1958 documentary: Flaherty and film : Mrs. Frances Flaherty remembers Nanook of the North (8 min.) ; stills gallery of Flaherty's life in the Arctic.
Credits Music composed, compiled and conducted by Timothy Brock.
Summary Presents a documentary on the life 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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Silent film with English intertitles.
Subject Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951 -- Film and video adaptations.
Eskimos -- Québec (Province)
Inuit -- Québec (Province)
Genre/Form Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Film adaptations
Silent films
Criterion collection
Added Author Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951
Brock, Timothy
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951. My Eskimo friends
Revillon Frères Trading Company.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North
ISBN 1559408960
Standard No. 715515009829

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