Nanook of the North, the big Pathe feature now showing at the Coronet, is in every way a really fine production. It is the first motion picture depicting the actual life of the Eskimo. The picture was made by Robert J. Flattery [sic], engineer and explorer of Sir William MacKenzie's expeditions in the barren lands of the Hudson Bay. The activities in the life of the Eskimos are shown.
Nanook of the North': A Really Fine Production
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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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