Nanook of the North

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Nanook of the North

  • 1922 ----- b & w ----- 50 min ----- 16mm
  • The struggle for existence of an Eskimo family in the frozen Hudson Bay area of Canada. Shows how their existence changes with each season of the year, follows Nanook, the husband, as he builds their igloo, and pursues his eternal search for food. The first American documentary by Robert Flaherty.
  • Topics: (American Indian Studies, Motion Pictures: Documentary, Motion Pictures: History)