Within hours, hundreds of people have materialized to mourn the passing of a , so upset that the hunting party, reluctant as they were, even fear for their own safety. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, who also had to dispatch a menace once, : “It was the only time I ever shot an elephant, and when I saw the sudden collapse of this marvelous organism which tumbled down a steep bank like a deflated paper bag, I found it incomprehensible that people should do this for pleasure.”
The most gifted visual storyteller of the Silent Era F. W. Murnau. The DVD Box Set of all four DVDs
Nosferatu -Supplemental features include: Two musical scores; Photo/art gallery; Excepts from six films by F.W. Murnau including Phantom, Journey into the Night and The Haunted Castle.
The Last Laugh - Supplemental features include: Photo gallery.
Tartuffe - Supplemental features include: The Way to Murnau, a 35-minute documentary on the life and career of F.W. Murnau; Essay by film historian Jan Christopher Horak.
Faust - Supplemental features include: "UFA Studios 1925: The Making Of Faust" (a gallery of rare production stills); Essay by film historian Jan Christopher Horak.
Tabu - Supplemental features include: Audio commentary by Professor Janet Bergstrom; Rare out take footage; Theatrical trailer.
For people hoping nonetheless to comprehend the lives of elephants, there is an astounding wealth of information about them, a tiny fraction of which appears in the , a slightly larger fraction on my office shelves, and a realistically inexhaustible fund in libraries, databases, and oral histories around the world. The best of these come out of an ethological renaissance kicked off with Iain and Oria Douglas-Hamilton’s (1975) and continued in such works as Cynthia Moss’s (1988), Joyce Poole’s (1996), Katy Payne’s (1998), and more, with longitudinal findings compiled in the magisterial volume (2011). The result of a close-knit, crack team of researchers who have been patiently and creatively observing the same elephant families for decades, this work combines the power of concrete study with the power of story and narrative.