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Flaherty

[fla-er-tee, flah-] /ˈflæ ər ti, ˈflɑ-/
noun
1.
Robert Joseph, 1884–1951, U.S. pioneer in the production of documentary motion pictures.
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Flaherty

/ˈflæhətɪ/
noun
1.
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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Word Origin and History for Flaherty

surname, Irish Flaithbheartach, literally "Bright-Ruler."

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