Robert J. Flaherty - Web Resources for Scholars

The following reprinted materials are out-of-print and/or generally inaccessable to those interested in researching the life and work of the pioneering documentary filmmaker Robery J. Flaherty. Permission has been secured from any copyright owners. Most are in the public domain. If you find the materials useful, please cite the Web Archive in Visual Anthropology as the source and provide others with the web address - http://nimbus.ocis.temple.edu/~jruby/wava. We welcome your comment and suggestions. Email them to Jay Ruby.


Books

Robert J. Flaherty, a Biography by Paul Rotha. Edited by Jay Ruby. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. Made available by the kind permission of Gei Zantzinger, copyright holder.


Articles

Robert Joseph Flaherty - An Appreciation (1998) by Dennis Doros

Robert J. Flaherty, "Life Among the Eskimos," World's Work, October 1922, pages 632-640.

Robert J. Flaherty, "How I Filmed 'Nanook of the North'," World's Work, October 1922, pages 632-640.Robert J. Flaherty, "How I Filmed 'Nanook of the North'," World's Work, October 1922, pages 632-640.

Robert E. Sherwood, "Nanook of the North," in The Best Moving Pictures of 1922-23, Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1923, pages 3-8.

Robert J. Flaherty, "Picture Making in the South Seas," Film Yearbook 1924, pages 9-13.

Robert J. Flaherty, "The Handling of Motion Picture Film Under Various Climatic Conditions," Transactions of Society of Motion Picture Engineers, No. 26, meeting of May 3-6, 1926, pages 85-93.

Frances Hubbard Flaherty, The Odyssey of a Film-Maker, Beta Phi Mu Chapbook, Number Four, 1960, pages 9-18.