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John Grierson Collection (1939-72)

Randall Wright

John Grierson Collection (1939-72)

by Randall Wright

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Published by McGill University in [Montreal] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grierson, John, -- 1898-1972 -- Archives -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Randall Wright for McGill Archives.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15204750M

      T he Docks of New York is one of those orphaned silents, released in , the very end of the era. Apparently, it was previewed the same week as Al Jolson’s The Singing Fool, his first “all-talking” picture, the follow-up to The Jazz Singer and the highest-grossing film of the year. While The Singing Fool enjoyed an exclusive New York premiere, with eleven-dollar orchestra seats and. John Grierson was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film. In , he coined the term "documentary" in a review of Robert Flaherty's Moana. In , Grierson was employed as an Assistant Films Officer of the Empire Marketing Board (EMB), a governmental agency which had been established in to promote British world trade and/5(1).

    Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon John Grierson. Praeger Publishers, - Documentary films - pages. 0 Reviews. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Grierson, John, ; Format: Book; xvi, p.: ill. ; 23 cm.

      John Grierson – Born at Deanston (borders of Stirling and Perth) on 26 April He is credited with initiating the s British documentary film movement. “John Grierson (Ap – Febru ) is often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary on was born in Deanston, near Doune, Scotland. john grierson – john griersonhas a special place in the history of the Cinema – though less as a film-maker than as an organiser of the medium. In the ’s, when economic crisis and political unrest were provoking the arts to find their subject-matter and their function in the neglected world of the everyday, Grierson saw that.


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More than any other person, Jack C. Ellis notes, John Grierson, a Scot, was responsible for the documentary film as it has developed in English-speaking countries.

While in the United States in the s, Grierson first applied the term documentary to Robert Flaherty's Moana. InGrierson returned to Britain, where he was hired to promote Cited by: John Grierson CBE (26 April – 19 February ) was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentaryGrierson coined the term "documentary" in a review of Robert Flaherty's : John Grierson, 26 AprilDeanston, Stirling.

Collection of material (books, transport ephemera, souvenirs) accumulated by John Grierson () c The John Grierson Collection book of this collection derives from both its variety and the inherently personal nature as the relics of a successful engineering and manufacturing life.

Find out about the father of documentary, John Grierson, and how he helped turn the genre into what it is today. And much, much more. Let's have a closer look at these five titles. A New History of Documentary Film- by Betsy A.

McLane What’s a documentary film book collection without a good history title. Grierson, John,Grierson, John, Documentaires -- Biographies, Motion picture producers and directors -- Great Britain -- Biography, Great Britain, Motion picture producers and directors Publisher London ; Boston: Faber Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation ContributorPages: john grierson Download john grierson or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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John Grierson, Producer: Child's Play. John Grierson was born on Ap in Kilmadock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was a producer and writer, known for Child's Play (), Drifters () and Scotch on the Rocks ().

He was married to Margaret Grierson. He died on Febru in Bath, Somerset, England. of 82 results for Books: John. Grierson. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon by John Grierson and Charles A. Lindbergh | 1 Jan Hardcover Poems of John Donne.

by John Donne and Herbert Grierson | 1 Jan out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover. John Grierson was born in He was educated at Charterhouse where he took his first flying lessons before entering RAF Cranwell in Inhe was posted to India, making a record solo return flight to England the following year in a Gypsy Moth.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   John Grierson Haldane Collection Books from Lindsay Anderson's personal collection relating to silent cinema.

Grierson: Battleship Potemkin Using the collection Archives Reading Room. Opening Hours: am - pm / pm - pm. John Grierson. Canadian and British filmmaker John Grierson () used documentaries to build the National Film Board of Canada into one of the world's largest studios.

John Grierson was born in Deanston (near Stirling), Scotland, on Ap His ancestors were lighthouse keepers and his father was a school teacher. Readers might do a double-take of the title of Timothy B.

Smith's recent book about Civil War Col. Benjamin Grierson's raid through Mississippi. John Grierson, founder of both the British documentary film movement and the National Film Board of Canada, was one of the twentieth centurys most influential personalities in film culture.

He gave the word "documentary" to the English language. Collection: John Grierson. Collection Reference: GB G.

Biographical History: Born in Deanston, Stirlingshire in Grierson has been described as the father of documentary filmmaking. In he directed the film Drifters, a stirring account of the British herring fishing industry, which laid the foundations for documentary filmmaking in.

John Green Collection. 1 - 20 of 20 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. The Fault in Our Stars. by John Green. Paperback $ $ Current price is book by john van de ruit. tales of the greek heroes. Explore More Items. The Adventures of Robin Hood. Pioneering Scottish filmmaker John Grierson () is often considered the father of documentary film and credited with coining the very term “documentary” in his review of Robert Flaherty’s film Moana in the February 8,issue of the New York essay “First Principles of Documentary” argued that cinema’s capacity for observing life could be a new art form.

A very attractive suite of county maps by John Grierson (d). He was the son of John Grierson the founder of the mapmaking family. The maps are in colour with the baronies highlighted in different colours.

The road network is shown which enhances the information displayed on the maps. The decorative cartouche is a feature of all the maps. Get this from a library!

The rise and fall of British documentary: the story of the film movement founded by John Grierson. [Elizabeth Sussex;] -- Collection of edited interviews conducted by Elizabeth Sussex with documentary film makers regarding the movement founded by John Grierson.

John Grierson’s ‘minor manifesto of beliefs’, ‘First principles of documentary’ (–34), is one such text, 2 a short work that John Corner describes as the foundational text of documentary theory.

3 Taking Grierson’s intellectual formation and his ‘shrewdly tactical’ manoeuvring into account, Corner summarizes the key.On GRIERSON: articles— Lambert, Gavin, "Who Wants True?," in Sight and Sound (London), April/June Ellis, Jack C., "The Young Grierson in America," in Cinema Journal (Evanston, Illinois), Fall Ellis, Jack C., "John Grierson's First Years at the National Film Board," in Cinema Journal (Evanston, Illinois), Fall