Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951Alternative names
Film producer and director, pioneer in the documentary film.
Robert Joseph Flaherty was married to Frances Hubbard Flaherty. His brother was the documentary film-maker David Flaherty.
The Robert Flaherty Foundation, later absorbed by International Film Seminars, Inc., was established after Flaherty's death to encourage study of "the Flaherty method" of film-making, to advise young directors, and to ensure the continued availability of the Flaherty films.
From the description of Robert Joseph Flaherty papers, 1884-1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526576
- Motion picture authorship
- Documentary films--Production and direction
- Motion picture industry
- Motion picture producers and directors
- Hudson Bay (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)