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Title Nanook of the North [(DVD) videorecording] / Revillon Frères ; produced by Robert J. Flaherty.

Publication Info. Claremont, Calif. : Criterion Collection, [1998]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  970.00497 NAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (79 min.) : black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection
System Details DVD, full screen, new digital transfer, remastered.
Language Silent film with English intertitles.
Credits Film restoration and transfer supervision, David Shepard/Film Preservation Associates ; video editor Bret Hampton ; telecine colorist, Russell Bishop ; new score by Timothy Brock.
Note 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.
Audience Not rated.
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: New digital transfer ; New orchestral score by silent film music specialist Timothy Brock ; Exceprts 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 phtoographs of life in the Arctic.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Eskimos -- Québec (Province) -- Videodiscs.
Inuit -- Québec (Province) -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.
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
Added Title Flaherty and film.
ISBN 1559408960
Standard No. 715515009829
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