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The Resource Man of Aran, a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon, (videorecording)

Man of Aran, a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon, (videorecording)

Label
Man of Aran
Title
Man of Aran
Statement of responsibility
a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon
Title variation
Robert Flaherty's
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea. Contains both documentary footage and staged scenes, with an invented family at the film's center
Member of
Cataloging source
VPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, John Greenwood ; musical score by John Greenwood under the direction of Louis Levy ; music direction, Louis Levy ; editor and scenarist, John Goldman ; cinematography, Robert J. Flaherty ; assistant director, Pat Mullin (John), of Aran
Dewey number
941.7480822
LC call number
DA990.A8
LC item number
M37 2003
PerformerNote
Colman "Tiger" King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1884-1951
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Flaherty, Robert Joseph
  • King, Colman
  • Dirrane, Maggie
  • Dillane, Michael
  • Gaumont British Picture Corp
  • Gainsborough Studios
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
77
Series statement
HVe
Series volume
MAN 240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aran Islands (Ireland)
  • Fishing villages
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Man of Aran, a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Specially composed score based on the original Irish folk songs of the Aran Islands"--Credits
  • DVD release of the 1934 motion picture production
  • Special features: How the Myth was made (a 60 min. documentary about the making of Man of Aran, presented in color) -- Hidden and Seeking: a documentary excerpt featuring Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Flaherty and Film: a filmed discussion of Man of Aran with Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Looking Back: Robert J. Flaherty reflects on the making of Man of Aran (presented in color) -- Outside the Frame: a gallery of rare photos and sketches (presented in b&w)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: New digital transfer; How the myth was made; Hidden and seeking; Flaherty and film; Looking back; Outside the frame
Control code
ocm52498856
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (77 min.)
Isbn
9780780024809
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429163924
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
MAN 240
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52498856
  • (OCoLC)52498856
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Man of Aran, a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Specially composed score based on the original Irish folk songs of the Aran Islands"--Credits
  • DVD release of the 1934 motion picture production
  • Special features: How the Myth was made (a 60 min. documentary about the making of Man of Aran, presented in color) -- Hidden and Seeking: a documentary excerpt featuring Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Flaherty and Film: a filmed discussion of Man of Aran with Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Looking Back: Robert J. Flaherty reflects on the making of Man of Aran (presented in color) -- Outside the Frame: a gallery of rare photos and sketches (presented in b&w)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: New digital transfer; How the myth was made; Hidden and seeking; Flaherty and film; Looking back; Outside the frame
Control code
ocm52498856
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (77 min.)
Isbn
9780780024809
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429163924
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
MAN 240
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52498856
  • (OCoLC)52498856
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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