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Robert J. Flaherty (1884–1951)

Director | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Louisiana Story (1948) | Man of Aran (1934) | Elephant Boy (1937)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
R.J. Flaherty | Robert Flaherty | Flaherty
BORN 
Feb 16, 1884 (died Jul 23, 1951)

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Past Film & Video (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Toxic TomToxic Tom Dedicatee  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for A Letter to Freddy BuacheA Letter to Freddy Buache (Short) In Memory Of (as Robert Flaherty)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Titan: Story of MichelangeloThe Titan: Story of Michelangelo Director, Producer  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for St. Matthew PassionSt. Matthew Passion Editor  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Louisiana StoryLouisiana Story Director (as Robert Flaherty), Producer (as Robert Flaherty), Writer (original screenplay) (as Robert Flaherty)  Less 1948 $258K
  • Primary photo for It's All TrueIt's All True Producer (segments: My Friend Bonito), Writer (story "The Story of Bonito" and "The Bull")  Less 1943 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Prelude to WarPrelude to War Cinematographer (uncredited)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for The LandThe Land Narrator (voice), Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Elephant BoyElephant Boy Director (as Robert Flaherty)  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Oidhche SheanchaisOidhche Sheanchais (Short) Director  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for Man of AranMan of Aran Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 1934
  • Primary photo for Art of the English CraftsmanArt of the English Craftsman (Short) Director  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for The Country Comes to TownThe Country Comes to Town (Short) Advisor  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for The English PotterThe English Potter (Short) Director  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for The Glassmakers of EnglandThe Glassmakers of England (Short) Director  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for Tabu: A Story of the South SeasTabu: A Story of the South Seas Producer (uncredited), Writer (told by) (as R.J. Flaherty)  Less 1931 $150K
  • Primary photo for Industrial BritainIndustrial Britain (Short) Cinematographer (uncredited), Director (uncredited), Producer (as Flaherty)  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for White Shadows in the South SeasWhite Shadows in the South Seas Director (early shooting) (uncredited)  Less 1928
  • Primary photo for Twenty-Four-Dollar IslandTwenty-Four-Dollar Island (Short) Director, Producer  Less 1927
  • Primary photo for MoanaMoana Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer (screenplay), Writer (titles)  Less 1926
  • Primary photo for The PotterymakerThe Potterymaker (Short) Director  Less 1925
  • Primary photo for Nanook of the NorthNanook of the North Cinematographer (uncredited), Director, Editor (uncredited), Producer, Writer (uncredited)  Less 1922 $53K
Past Television (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Story of Film: An OdysseyThe Story of Film: An Odyssey (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for How the Myth Was Made: A Study of Robert Flaherty's Man of AranHow the Myth Was Made: A Study of Robert Flaherty's Man of Aran Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1978

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