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Nanook of the north [dvd] / International Film Seminars, Inc. ; directed, written, photographed, and edited by Robert J. Flaherty ; restored by David H. Shepard.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Lansdowne Library PN 1997 N366 1998 (Text) 26040002893325 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1559408960
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (79 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c1998.

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Originally produced in 1922 as a silent motion picture.
DVD special features: excerpts from the television documentary, Flaherty and Film ; interviews with the filmmaker's widow and co-editor Francis Flaherty, and stills gallery of Flaherty's photographs of life in the Arctic.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1922.
Formatted Contents Note:
Logos/Introductory titles -- Barren lands -- The family kayak -- The "big igloo" -- Fishing on the thin edge of starvation -- The Tiger of the North -- Two miles a day -- Building the igloo -- Home schooling -- "Morning" -- Ogjuk, the big seal -- Shelter from the storm -- Restoration credits.
Summary, etc.:
Documentary on the life of one Eskimo tribe, and their struggle for survival in the vast and inhospitable Arctic.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Licensed for: home, classroom, library, ILL.
Subject: Inuit > Québec (Province) > Social life and customs.
Video recordings.
Inuit > Québec (Province)
Arctic peoples.
Silent films.
Eskimos > Québec (Province)
Documentary films.
Topic Heading: Inuit Canada.

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