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A new history of documentary film

by Jack C. Ellis

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Documentary films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJack C. Ellis and Betsy A. McLane.
    ContributionsMcLane, Betsy A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D6 E46 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 385 p. :
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3399418M
    ISBN 100826417507, 0826417515
    LC Control Number2005013290

      A new documentary reworks the memoir of Bowers, who boasts he paired Cary Grant with Rock Hudson and Katharine Hepburn with brunettes – and slept with so many actors he didn’t have time to.   With David Ogden Stiers, Mike Wallace, John Steele Gordon, Kenneth Jackson. Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly years later. Told in a sentimental tone, Burns weaves a lyrical tale of the great metropolis that 9/10().

    As 'documentary's first poet and itinerant photographer' (Renov, ), Robert Flaherty made short films on the unfamiliar, romantic subjects living with them for a while, learning about their way of life and capturing it all on camera. Often considered a pioneer of the documentary film, his first film, Nanook of the North ()File Size: KB. New York: A Documentary Film is an eight-part, 17½ hour, American documentary film on the history of New York was directed by Ric Burns and originally aired in the U.S. on film was a production of Steeplechase Films in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and The New-York Historical Society.. The series was written by Burns and James Sanders Written by: Ric Burns, James Sanders, Ron .

    Books shelved as historical-documentary: Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser, The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy by Peter H. Wilson, The.   This is the killer Kickstarter pitch for a new proposed film project with the can’t-go-wrong title of Books: A Documentary: This past August over , antiquarian books from Larry McMurtry’s Booked Up were sold at auction: This is the story of those Books.


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