Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951

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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

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referencedIn Maas, Carl. Reminiscences of Carl Maas : oral history, 1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn Falconberg, Paul. Reminiscences of Paul Falconberg : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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creatorOf National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (U.S.). National Board of Review of Motion Pictures records, 1907-1971. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Taylor, John. Reminiscences of John Taylor : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn National Board of Review of Motion Pictures records, 1907-1971 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn McDonagh, Martin. The cripple of Inishmaan / [by Martin McDonagh], 2008. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Miller, Rebecca. Preservation and utilization of documentary film footage shot by Robert Flaherty of John Howard Benson : typescript, 1978 / by Rebecca Miller. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-1984. Reminiscences of Ellsworth Bunker : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn Theatre Arts Monthly, collection of portraits, ca., ca., 1924-1939 (bulk), 1916-1964 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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referencedIn Leacock, Richard. Reminiscences of Richard Leacock : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Asian American Film Ephemera Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Starr, Cecile. Reminiscences of Cecile Starr : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn Beta Phi Mu. Chapbooks, 1953-[ongoing]. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
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referencedIn Boys, Richard Charles, 1912-. Correspondence, 1949-1954. University of Michigan
referencedIn Wright, Basil. Reminiscences of Basil Wright : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Siepmann, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1899-1985. Reminiscences of Charles A. Siepmann : oral history, 1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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creatorOf Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951. Robert Joseph Flaherty : vertical file. Toledo Museum of Art
referencedIn Stoney, George C. Reminiscences of George C. Stoney : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Leyda, Jay, 1910-1988. Reminiscences of Jay Leyda : oral history, 1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Rosenblum, Ralph. Reminiscences of Ralph Rosenblum : oral history, 1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951. Robert Joseph Flaherty papers, 1884-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Durant, Helen. Reminiscences of Helen Van Dongen Durant : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. Ernest Hemingway papers [manuscript], 1925-1966. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hubbard family. Hubbard family letters, 1849-1950. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn Erik Barnouw Papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
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referencedIn Voysey, Michael. Reminiscences of Michael Voysey : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Marker, Chris, 1921-. Reminiscences of Chris Marker : oral history, 1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1929 April 20 - June 14. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Persons, Henry Zibah. Reminiscences of Henry Zibah Persons : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Durant, Helen. Papers, 1938-1955. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Carpenter, Edmund. Reminiscences of Edmund Carpenter : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Balcon, Michael, 1896-1977. Reminiscences of Sir Michael Balcon : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lotte Jacobi Place (Gallery: Hillsboro, N.H.). Lotte Jacobi Place printed materials, 1964-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Alexander, Bill. person
associatedWith Anstey, Edgar. person
associatedWith Balcon, Michael, 1896-1977. person
associatedWith Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001. person
associatedWith Beta Phi Mu. corporateBody
associatedWith Boys, Richard Charles, 1912- person
associatedWith Bryan, Julien, 1899-1974. person
associatedWith Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-1984. person
associatedWith Carpenter, Edmund. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Thorold. person
associatedWith Durant, Helen. person
associatedWith Eagle, Arnold. person
associatedWith Evans, Ernestine, 1889-1967. person
associatedWith Falconberg, Paul. person
associatedWith Flaherty, David. person
associatedWith Flaherty, Frances Hubbard. person
correspondedWith Frissell, Lewis Varick, 1903-1931. person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Hubbard family. family
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associatedWith Jacobs, Lewis. person
associatedWith Leacock, Richard. person
associatedWith Lemann, Lucy Benjamin. person
associatedWith Leyda, Jay, 1910-1988. person
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associatedWith Maas, Carl. person
associatedWith Marker, Chris, 1921- person
associatedWith McDonagh, Martin. person
associatedWith Miller, Rebecca. person
associatedWith Monck, John Goldman. person
associatedWith National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Osborn, Elodie. person
associatedWith Persons, Henry Zibah. person
associatedWith Richter, Hans, 1888-1976. person
associatedWith Rosenblum, Ralph. person
associatedWith Rotha, Paul, 1907-1984. person
associatedWith Sammis, Edward R. person
associatedWith Siepmann, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Smith, Sidney. person
associatedWith Starr, Cecile. person
associatedWith Steele, Judy. person
associatedWith Stoney, George C. person
associatedWith Taylor, John. person
associatedWith Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Dyke, Willard. person
associatedWith Voysey, Michael. person
associatedWith Watt, Harry, 1906-1987. person
associatedWith Weetaltuk, Eddy. person
associatedWith Wright, Basil. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Hudson Bay
United States
Subject
Motion picture authorship
Documentary films--Production and direction
Motion picture industry
Occupation
Explorers
Motion picture producers and directors
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Birth 1884-02-16

Death 1951-07-23

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