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Fla·her·ty(flă′ər-tē, flä′-), Robert Joseph 1884-1951.
American explorer and filmmaker whose works, including Nanook of the North (1922) and Moana (1926), were the first major documentaries.
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(Biography) Robert (Joseph). 1884–1951, US film director, a pioneer of documentary film; his work includes Nanook of the North (1922) and Elephant Boy (1935)
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Fla•her•ty(ˈflæ ər ti, ˈflɑ-)
Robert Joseph, 1884–1951, U.S. pioneer in the production of documentary motion pictures.
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