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The Resource Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic, Revillon Frères present ; produced by Robert J. Flaherty ; Pathépicture, (videorecording)

Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic, Revillon Frères present ; produced by Robert J. Flaherty ; Pathépicture, (videorecording)

Label
Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic
Title
Nanook of the North
Title remainder
a story of life and love in the actual Arctic
Statement of responsibility
Revillon Frères present ; produced by Robert J. Flaherty ; Pathépicture
Title variation
Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • zxx
  • eng
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. Contains both documentary footage and staged scenes
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
CIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Robert J. Flaherty ; film restoration and transfer supervision, David Shepard/Film Preservation Associates ; video editor Bret Hampton ; telecine colorist, Russell Bishop
Dewey number
  • 970.004/97
  • 791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles
LC call number
E99.E7
LC item number
N3 1998dvd
Runtime
79
Series statement
Criterion collection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic, Revillon Frères present ; produced by Robert J. Flaherty ; Pathépicture, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: My Eskimo friends / by Robert Flaherty
  • Videodisc release of the 1922 American/French silent motion picture by Revillon Frères
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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
Control code
ocm41032801
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (79 min.)
Isbn
9781559408967
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515009829
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1549D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41032801
System details
DVD, NTSC ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dobly digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nanook of the North : a story of life and love in the actual Arctic, Revillon Frères present ; produced by Robert J. Flaherty ; Pathépicture, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: My Eskimo friends / by Robert Flaherty
  • Videodisc release of the 1922 American/French silent motion picture by Revillon Frères
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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
Control code
ocm41032801
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (79 min.)
Isbn
9781559408967
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515009829
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1549D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41032801
System details
DVD, NTSC ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dobly digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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