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Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life

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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.
VHS
1992; 1925
Ivy (By Request)
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Chang

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The story of a farmer's family living in the jungle of northeast Siam and their struggles for survival against many wild animals, including "changs".
Laserdisc
1992
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Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life

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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 poeple were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes.
Laserdisc
1992; 1925
Ivy (By Request)
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In the Land of the War Canoes: Kwakiutl Indian Life on the Northwest Coast

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This dramatic presentation with a cast of native Kwakiutl Indians portrays Kwakiutl Indian life on the northwest coast of America. Film footage was shot in 1914 on Vancouver Island.
Laserdisc
1992; 1973
Ivy (By Request)
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The Silent Enemy

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A fictional documentary which presents a study of the Ojibway Indians' struggle for food before the coming of the Europeans. Tells of the rivalry between Baluk, the hunter, and Dagwan, the medicine man, for the chief's daughter and the leadership of the tribe in the coming winter. Filmed in Northern Ontario with an all-Indian cast.
VHS
1992; 1930
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Martin and Osa Johnson's Simba

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Records Martin and Osa Johnson's expedition to East Africa, 1923- 1928, the chief purpose of which was to capture on film the rapidly disappearing African wildlife as well as East African peoples and their customs. Includes footage of elephants, giraffes and lions.
VHS
1992; 1928
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