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The Resource Documentary masterpieces : five documentaries circa. 1931 to 1960, by John Grierson, (videorecording)

Documentary masterpieces : five documentaries circa. 1931 to 1960, by John Grierson, (videorecording)

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Documentary masterpieces : five documentaries circa. 1931 to 1960
Title
Documentary masterpieces
Title remainder
five documentaries circa. 1931 to 1960
Statement of responsibility
by John Grierson
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Language
eng
Summary
A compilation of documentary films made in Great Britain. Industrial Britain examines Britain's factories and mines during the early 1930's. A Colour box is an experimental film in which abstract images dance across the screen to lively latin music. Granton trawler is a documentary about fishermen engaged in dragnet fishing off the coast of Scotland. The Private lives of the gannets is a study of the behaviour patterns and lives of a bird colony of gannets situated on Grassholm Island, Wales. Seawards the great ships is a documentary in which the filmaker visits the Clyde River in Scotland to observe the men who build ships as they assemble materials, construct and launch a great variety of vessels
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Characteristic
videorecording
Runtime
75
Technique
live action
Documentary masterpieces : five documentaries circa. 1931 to 1960, by John Grierson, (videorecording)
Label
Documentary masterpieces : five documentaries circa. 1931 to 1960, by John Grierson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion pictures
  • Title on cassette container: Documentary masterpieces by John Grierson
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Contents
Industrial Britain (21 min., 1933) / Gaumont British Picture Corporation -- A colour box (ca. 4 min., 1935) / by Len Lye ; G.P.O. Film Unit -- Granton trawler (11 min., 1934) / New Era Films, ltd. -- The private life of the gannets (10 min.) / a Treasure Chest production by Julian Huxley -- Seawards the great ships (29 min.) / produced by Templar Film Studios
Dimensions
1/2 in.
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Extent
1 videocassette (75 min.)
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
System details
VHS

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