Nanook of the North': Showing Today at the Coronet
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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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Nanook of the North,' the famous Arctic Pathe production, is to be screened at Coronet today. The photoplay introduces two entirely new personalities, Nanook, 'The Bear,' and Nyla, 'The Smiling One.' Nyla is said to have a 'real million dollar smile,' but at first when Robert J. Flattery [sic], the explorer-producer, wanted to film her, she was 'camera-shy.'
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