The Coronet: Nanook of the North
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Robert J. Flaherty
In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.
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Without the walrus and the seal, their best sources of food and clothing, existence would cease to be possible with the people depicted in the Coronet's Arctic picture, 'Nanook of the North.' The Eskimos' skill in capturing these ocean animals, weighing from one thousand to two thousand pounds. The picture shows every detail of these exciting adventures. It is a human interest drama and its intimate revelation of the strangest social and domestic conditions in the world make it a production of exceptionally wide appeal.
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