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Grass : a nation's battle for life

Call Number

  • DVD 305.8915 G768 (CEN)

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Edition

Full screen version.

Languages

Silent film with English intertitles and music accompaniment.

Performers

Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Marguerite Harrison.

Publication Information

[Harrington Park, NJ] : Milestone Film & Video ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [1999]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (71 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtiari. They follow the tribe on its forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes.

Notes

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925.

Bonus feature: film historian Rudy Behlmer audio interviews with producer-director Merian C. Cooper.

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