How the myth was made

United States, 1978

Film
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Reconstructs the filming of Robert Flaherty’s film “Man of Aran”. 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. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

co-director

James B. Brown

George C. Stoney

production company

Films Incorporated

George C. Stoney

Language

English

Duration

00:59:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31437

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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