Flaherty

[fla-er-tee, flah-]
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Flaherty

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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Flaherty

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

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