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The documentary tradition, from Nanook to Woodstock.


New York, Hopkinson and Blake [1971] .
ISBN 9781112817991, 1112817999

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Subjects Documentary films -- History and criticism.
Documentary films.
Description 530 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 513-515).
Also issued online.
Contents Precursors and prototypes, 1894-1922 ; The feel of a new genre / Lewis Jacobs -- Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North / Robert Sherwood -- Another view of Nanook / Ricciotto Canudo -- Grass and Chang / Richard Griffith -- Flaherty's poetic Moana / John Grierson -- Stark love and Moana -- Symposium on Soviet documentary / S. Tretyakov [and others] -- Two aspects of the city : Cavalcanti and Ruttmann / Jay Chapman -- Cross-section films / Siegfried Kracauer -- Turksib : building a railroad / K.J. Coldicutt -- Two Vertov films / Oswell Blakeston -- The man with the movie camera / Dai Vaughan -- The making of Rain / Joris Ivens -- Grierson's Drifters / Harry Alan Potamkin -- From innovation to involvement / Lewis Jacobs -- Jean Vigo's A propos de Nice / Boris Kaufman -- The making of Que viva Mexico! / Morris Helprin -- Eisenstein's film on Mexico / Agustin Aragon Leiva -- The revolutionary film : next step / Leo T. Hurwitz -- Movies about us / Robert Gessner -- Filming real people / Robert Flaherty -- Three songs about Lenin / Marie Seton -- Basil Wright's Song of Ceylon / Marie Seton -- De Rochemont's The march of time / Robert T. Elson -- English documentary films / Evelyn Gerstein -- Marco Polo, modern style / Herman G. Weinberg -- An event : The wave / Sidney Meyers -- Pare Lorentz's The river / Gilbert Seldes -- The city goes to the fair / Archer Winsten -- Les maisons de la misère / Paul Strand -- Some new American documentaries : In defense of liberty / John H. Winge -- Leni Riefenstahl's Olympia / Parker Tyler -- The triumph of the will / William K. Everson -- The camera reconnoiters / Ben Belitt -- Land without bread and Spanish earth / Basil Wright -- Films without make-believe / Herbert Kline -- Joris Ivens : artist in documentary / Sidney Meyers and Jay Leyda -- War is, was, and always will be, Hell / Julien Bryan -- The military experience and after / Lewis Jacobs -- Lorentz's The fight for life / James Francis Crow -- Joris Ivens's Power and the land / Mary Losey -- The ramparts we watch / Pare Lorentz -- The giant shinnies down the beanstalk : Flaherty's The land / Theodore Strauss -- An angry film : Native land / Time -- Film and reality : the background / Richard Griffith -- British documentaries in the war / H. Forsyth Hardy -- One for the ages : Desert victory / Manny Farber -- World War II : armed forces documentary / Richard Dyer MacCann -- The negro soldier : a challenge to Hollywood / Virginia Warner -- A diary for Timothy / Iris Barry -- Rouquier's Farrebique / William Whitebait -- Flaherty's Louisiana story / Harold Clurman -- Sweden's Arne Sucksdorff / Arthur Knight -- Some aspects of the work of Humphrey Jennings / Lindsay Anderson -- The quiet one : a milestone / Walter Rosenblum -- Progress in documentary / Warren Miller -- Documentary technique in film fiction / Parker Tyler.
The turn toward conservatism / Lewis Jacobs -- Through the psychiatric looking glass / Cecile Starr -- The lonely night : dramatic power / Martin S. Dworkin -- Films in the "truth campaign" / Thomas M. Pryor -- The hot documentary / Marya Mannes -- The documentary heritage / Burton Benjamin -- Filming Skid Row / Mark Sufrin -- Cousteau's The silent world / Bosley Crowther -- Four French documentaries / Noel Burch -- The current affairs documentary / Norman Swallow -- New trend in British documentary : free cinema / Lewis Jacobs -- Lionel Rogosin's Come back, Africa ; Underside of a city : The savage eye / Archer Winsten -- Thirty years of social inquiry / Harrison Engle -- Documentary becomes engaged and vérité / Lewis Jacobs -- The question of reality / Satyajit Ray -- The fiction of fact, and the fact of fiction / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. -- Documentaries and dollars / Lou Hazam -- Historic hearings, from TV to screen / Daniel Talbot -- Chris Marker's Le joi mai / Michael Kustow -- Four days in Movember / John P. Hoggatt -- Focus on Al Maysles / Charles Reynolds -- One man's truth : an interview with Richard Leacock / James Blue -- Canada carries on / Rohama Lee -- The documentary film and the negro / William J. Sloan -- A chronicle of the human experience : dead birds / Robert Gardner -- Chronicle of a summer : ten years after / Ellen Freyer -- Rossif's To die in Madrid / Judith Crist -- A time for burning : an interpretation / Frederick Goldman -- Documentary : where's the wonder / Daniel Klugherz -- Sorriest spectacle : The Titicut follies / Richard Schickel -- Allan King's Warrendale / Stanley Kauffmann -- A variety of Hells / John Simon -- History right in the face / Joseph Morgenstern -- King's A married couple / Ron Blumer -- Three documentaries / Molly Haskell -- Documenting America / David Denby -- The present state of the documentary / James Arnold -- Woodstock : one for the money / Stephen MacDonald -- Toward new goals in documentary / Arthur Barron.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)312555
(OCoLC)ocm00312555
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WorldCat Identities Jacobs, Lewis,
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