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Rotha, Paul 1907-1984

Overview
Works: 118 works in 585 publications in 9 languages and 7,561 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Diaries  Biography  Pictorial works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Recipient, Director, Honoree, Dedicatee, Restager , Author of introduction, Scenarist, Film editor, Other, wpr
Classifications: PN1993.5.A1, 791.4309
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Most widely held works by Paul Rotha
The film till now : a survey of world cinema by Paul Rotha( Book )

106 editions published between 1930 and 1969 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of cinema's beginnings with concentration on the few great film-making nations, America, Britain, France, Germany and Russia. Discussions also include new nations in the film like Japan and India
Documentary film; the use of the film medium to interpret creatively and in social terms the life of the people as it exists in reality by Paul Rotha( Book )

73 editions published between 1936 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innocent eye : the life of Robert J. Flaherty by Arthur Calder-Marshall( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotha on the film; a selection of writings about the cinema by Paul Rotha( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert J. Flaherty, a biography by Paul Rotha( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of filmmaker who produced "Nanook of the North" among other films
Films of fact : a history of science in documentary films and television by Tim Boon( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain has long been recognised for its proud contribution to documentary cinema, yet its tradition of scientific and medical documentaries remains poorly documented. This is the first in-depth history of the genre
Movie parade, 1888-1949; a pictorial survey of world cinema by Paul Rotha( Book )

14 editions published in 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film by Paul Rotha( Book )

26 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celluloid; the film to-day by Paul Rotha( Book )

14 editions published between 1931 and 1933 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television in the making by Paul Rotha( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie parade by Paul Rotha( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 1938 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covent Garden drollery by A. b( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Leben von Adolf Hitler( Visual )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rarely seen archival footage to examine Hitler's rise from early life to the death camps of World War II
Land of promise : the British documentary movement 1930-1950 by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

23 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring 40 films ... this extensive collection is a major retrospective of the British documentary-film movement during its period of greatest influence. These films--many of which are available here for the first time since their original release--capture the spirit and strength, concerns and resolve of Britain and its people before, during and after the Second World War"--Container
Storia del cinema by Paul Rotha( Book )

12 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a flying Yorkshireman : letters from Eric Knight in the United States to Paul Rotha in England by Eric Knight( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet influence : from Turksib to Night mail( Visual )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 1930's, Soviet propaganda films profoundly influenced the emerging luminaries of the British documentary film movement, shaping their ideas about film as an art form. In this specially curated edition, Viktor Turin's 1929 classic about the building of the Turkestan-Siberian railway, Turksib, is presented alongside a number of key British documentaries - including the celebrated Night Mail - all of which were made in the wake of Turksib by filmakers whose debt to the film is very much in evidence."--Container
Eisenstein, 1898-1948 by Society for Cultural Relations with the USSR (Great Britain)( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1968 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World of plenty : the book of the film by Eric Knight( Book )

5 editions published in 1945 in English and German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filming for amateurs by Paul Burnford( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Films of fact : a history of science in documentary films and television
Alternative Names
Fawcett Thompson, Paul Treeve 1907-1984

Paul Rotha britischer Filmproduzent-, Regisseur und Autor

Paul Rotha filmregisseur uit Engeland (1907-1984)

Paul Rotha regista inglese

Rotha, Films of fact : a history of science in documentary films and television / Timothy Boon

Rotha, Pol 1907-1984

Thompson, Paul 1907-1984

Thompson, Paul Treeve Fawcett 1907-1984

Рота, Пол

بول روثا، 1907-1984

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