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Title How the myth was made : a study of Robert Flaherty's Man of Aran / a Films Incorporated presentation ; produced by George C. Stoney Associates ; a film by George C. Stoney and James B. Brown
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009, 1979
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (59 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Reconstructs the filming of Robert Flaherty's classic documentary film Man of Aran, shot in the Aran Islands off Ireland's west coast in 1933 and 1934. Includes interviews with participants in the original project and raises questions about some scenes in the original film which were of long-discontinued activities re-enacted for the 1934 film
Notes "The Stoney collection"--Original videodisc container spine
Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.
Aran Islands (Ireland)
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Brown, James B
Stoney, George C.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Films Incorporated.
George C. Stoney Associates.
Other Titles How the myth was made