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The Resource Grass : a nation's battle for life, Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Paramount Picture ; Famous Players-Lasky Corp ; recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with Marguerite Harrison, (videorecording DVD)

Grass : a nation's battle for life, Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Paramount Picture ; Famous Players-Lasky Corp ; recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with Marguerite Harrison, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Grass : a nation's battle for life
Title
Grass
Title remainder
a nation's battle for life
Statement of responsibility
Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Paramount Picture ; Famous Players-Lasky Corp ; recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with Marguerite Harrison
Title variation
  • Nation's battle for life
  • Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present Grass
  • Epic of a lost tribe
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  • zxx
  • eng
  • eng
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 Bakhtyari. 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
Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry (United States) in 1997.
Cataloging source
PMC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Grass (Motion picture : 1925)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack with Marguerite Harrison ; edited and titled by Terry Ramsaye and Richard P. Carver ; music composed and performed by by Gholam Hosain Janati-Ataie (santur and daf), Kavous Shiradian (tar, dombec, and ub) and Amir Ali Vahabzadegan (Turkish tambur, setar, dohol, daf, and voice)
Dewey number
955.051
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles, music score
LC call number
DS269.B3
LC item number
.G72 1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1873-1976
  • 1880-1958
  • 1893-1979
  • 1879-1967
  • 1885-1954
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zukor, Adolph
  • Lasky, Jesse L.
  • Cooper, Merian C.
  • Schoedsack, Ernest B.
  • Harrison, Marguerite
  • Carver, Richard
  • Ramsaye, Terry
  • Janati-Ataie, G.
  • Shirzadian, Kavous
  • Vahabzadegan, Amir Ali
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
  • Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
  • Milestone Film & Video
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
71
Series statement
Milestone collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bakhtiari (Iranian people)
  • Nomads
  • Bakhtiari (Iranian people)
  • Nomads
  • Travel
  • Middle East
  • Iran
  • Middle East
Technique
live action
Label
Grass : a nation's battle for life, Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Paramount Picture ; Famous Players-Lasky Corp ; recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with Marguerite Harrison, (videorecording DVD)
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Some credits from container
  • Milestone edition originally produced for release in 1991
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Film historian Rudy Behlmer's interview of Merian C. Cooper (recorded in 1965 ; audio only, with text introduction ; ca. 99 min.) ; about Rudy Behlmer [text feature]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (71 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381592429
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
ID5924MLSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2625338
  • (OCoLC)45032453
  • (OCoLC)ocm45032453
  • 2574204
  • 2625338
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Grass : a nation's battle for life, Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Paramount Picture ; Famous Players-Lasky Corp ; recorded for the screen by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with Marguerite Harrison, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Some credits from container
  • Milestone edition originally produced for release in 1991
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Film historian Rudy Behlmer's interview of Merian C. Cooper (recorded in 1965 ; audio only, with text introduction ; ca. 99 min.) ; about Rudy Behlmer [text feature]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (71 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381592429
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
ID5924MLSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2625338
  • (OCoLC)45032453
  • (OCoLC)ocm45032453
  • 2574204
  • 2625338
Video recording format
DVD

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