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Nanook of the North [videorecording] / Les Freres Revillon and Pathé Exchange
DVDs DVDs | | 1998
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 917.12 N (NFR))
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Imprint
Claremont, Calif. : Criterion Collection : Janus Films ; [1998].
Descript
1 videodisc (79 min.) : b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 33
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 33
Note
Silent film with English intertitles.
Credits
Film restoration and transfer supervision, David Shepard/Film Preservation Associates ; video editor Bret Hampton ; telecine colorist, Russell Bishop ; producer/director, Robert J. Flaherty.
Note
Originally produced in 1922 as a silent motion picture.
Based on the book: My Eskimo friends / by Robert Flaherty.
Awards
National Film Registry
Note
Production companies from Internet Movie Database.
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.
Note
Special features: 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.
Local Note
MW, 7-02
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Title on container: Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North
ISBN
1559408960
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