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Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic

Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.

irvington, N.Y. : Criterion Collection c1998

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Media Stack 2  (E99 E7 N3 1998 DVD )()

  • Title:
    Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic
  • Author: Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.; Revillon Frères Trading Company.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Variant Title: Title on container: Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North.
  • Publisher: irvington, N.Y. : Criterion Collection
  • Creation Date: c1998
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (79 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Subjects: Eskimos -- Québec (Province); Inuit -- Québec (Province)
  • Description: 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.
  • Notes: Silent film with English intertitles.
    DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dobly digital stereo.
    Not rated.
    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.
    Special features: New digital transfer -- New orchestral score by silent film music specialist Timothy Brock -- Excerpts from the television documentary Flaherty and Film, featuring interviews with the filmmaker's widow and Nanook co-editor Frances Flaherty -- Stills gallery of Flaherty's photographs of life in the Arctic.
    Videodisc release of the 1922 American/French silent motion picture by Revillon Frer̀es.
  • Contents: Special features: New digital transfer
    New orchestral score by silent film music specialist Timothy Brock
    Excerpts from the television documentary Flaherty and Film, featuring interviews with the filmmaker's widow and Nanook co-editor Frances Flaherty
    Stills gallery of Flaherty's photographs of life in the Arctic.
  • Credits: Producer, Robert J. Flaherty ; film restoration and transfer supervision, David Shepard/Film Preservation Associates ; video editor Bret Hampton ; telecine colorist, Russell Bishop.
  • Publisher or Distributor Number: Video Recording : CC1549D
  • OCLC Number: 41032801
  • Identifier: ISBN1559408960;ISBN9781559408967;UPC715515009829