By Betsy A. McLane
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Macdonald, Kevin and Mark Cousins, Imagining Reality: The Faber Book of Documentary. London: Faber and Faber, c. 1996. MacDougall, David, edited and with an introduction by Lucien Taylor, The Corporeal Image: Film, Ethnography and the Senses. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. Nichols, Bill, Introduction to Documentary, Second Edition. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. Nichols, Bill, Representing Reality: Issues and Concepts in Documentary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
No doubt much to the surprise of Pathé and perhaps to the Flahertys, this new kind of movie received an enthusiastic reception by critics and audiences. It became a substantial box office hit. Pathé’s distribution deal, as often proved to be the case for documentaries, returned little to the Flahertys. Nanook himself, who received no compensation, became a recognizable face worldwide; he died of starvation less than two years after the film was released. Following the success of Nanook of The North, Flaherty was approached by Jesse L.
Harrison made no further films. In the same ethical and artistic vein as Chang, in the 1930s the husbandand-wife team of Martin and Osa Johnson made several popular travel/ expedition pictures with meretricious ‘educational’ trappings and condescending asides about the natives: Wonders of the Congo (1931), Baboona (1935), and Borneo (1937) are among them. Frank Buck, in much the same vein, filmed his expeditions to capture wild animals in Africa: Bring ’em Back Alive (1932), Wild Cargo (1934), Fang and Claw (1935).
A New History of Documentary Film: Second Edition by Betsy A. McLane