22 titles.

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1. The Glassmakers of England (1933 Documentary) The Glassmakers of England (1933 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Dir: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary
2. St. Matthew Passion (1949 Documentary) St. Matthew Passion (1949 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Dir: Ernst Marischka With: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Walther Ludwig Documentary | Music 95 mins.
3. The Land (1942 Documentary) The Land (1942 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Documentary showing the poor state that American agriculture had fallen into during the Great Depression. Dir: Robert J. Flaherty With: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary 43 mins.
4. Nanook of the North (1922 Documentary) Nanook of the North (1922 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuit living in the Arctic Circle. Dir: Robert J. Flaherty With: Allakariallak, Nyla, Allee Documentary 79 mins.
5. Tabu (1931) Tabu (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In his final film, F.W. Murnau presents the tale of two young lovers on the idyllic island of Bora Bora in the South Pacific... Dir: F.W. Murnau With: Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu Drama | Romance | Adventure 86 mins.
6. The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950 Documentary) The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The life and works of the great artist Michelangelo Buonarroti are shown against the historical background of his time... Dir: Robert J. Flaherty, Richard Lyford With: Fredric March Documentary 70 mins.
7. Man of Aran (1934 Documentary) Man of Aran (1934 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and historical detail. Dir: Robert J. Flaherty With: Colman 'Tiger' King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dirrane Documentary 76 mins.
8. Prelude to War (1942 Documentary) Prelude to War (1942 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought. With: Walter Huston, Kai-Shek Chiang, Walter Darré Documentary | History | War 52 mins.
9. White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An alcoholic doctor on a Polynesian island, disgusted by white exploitation of the natives, finds himself marooned on a pristinely beautiful island. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke With: Monte Blue, Raquel Torres, Robert Anderson Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 88 mins.
10. Louisiana Story (1948) Louisiana Story (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The idyllic life of a young Cajun boy and his pet raccoon is disrupted when the tranquility of the bayou is broken by an oil well drilling near his home. Dir: Robert J. Flaherty With: Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel Le Blanc, E. Bienvenu Drama 78 mins.
11. The English Potter (1933 Documentary) The English Potter (1933 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Dir: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary
12. A Letter to Freddy Buache (1982 Documentary) A Letter to Freddy Buache (1982 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Godard has been hired to make a film celebrating the 500th anniversary of Lausanne. This film is his videotaped refusal. Dir: Jean-Luc Godard With: Jean-Luc Godard Documentary 11 mins.
13. The Potterymaker (1925 Documentary) The Potterymaker (1925 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Dir: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary 15 mins.
14. Moana (1926 Documentary) Moana (1926 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dir: Robert J. Flaherty With: Ta'avale, Fa'amgase, T'ugaita Documentary 77 mins.
15. Twenty-Four-Dollar Island (1927 Documentary) Twenty-Four-Dollar Island (1927 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In 1626, Dutch traders bought Manhattan for $28 of beads and gift product. Within 30 years, there were 1,000 residents... Dir: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary 12 mins.
16. Elephant Boy (1937) Elephant Boy (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
This black and white movie is based on Rudyard Kipling's "Toomai, of the Elephants", in which a small native lad claims he knows the congregating place of the elephant hordes. Dir: Robert J. Flaherty, Zoltan Korda With: Sabu, W.E. Holloway, Walter Hudd Adventure | Drama | Family 80 mins.
17. Industrial Britain (1931 Documentary) Industrial Britain (1931 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
With: Donald Calthrop Documentary 21 mins.
18. The Country Comes to Town (1933 Documentary) The Country Comes to Town (1933 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Documentary 21 mins.
19. A Boatload of Wild Irishmen (2010 Documentary) A Boatload of Wild Irishmen (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Robert Flaherty is credited with being the father of the modern documentary after making "Nanook of the North" and classics such as "Man of Aran" and "Louisiana Story", but he is also criticized for engaging in distortion and stereotyping. Dir: Mac Dara Ó'Curraidhín With: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary 90 mins.
20. Oidhche Sheanchais (1935 Short Film) Oidhche Sheanchais (1935 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A well known storyteller, Tomas O' Diorain tells tales of the sea around a fire in an old Irish cottage. His storytelling is juxtaposed with images of the sea. Dir: Robert J. Flaherty With: Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dirrane, Colman 'Tiger' King Drama 11 mins.
21. The Last Voyage of Captain Grant (1938 TV Movie) The Last Voyage of Captain Grant (1938 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
With: Douglas Allen, Ian Aylmer, Basil Cunard Adventure | Drama 45 mins.
22. Art of the English Craftsman (1933 Documentary) Art of the English Craftsman (1933 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Dir: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary
22 titles.