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Grierson

noun
  1. John. 1898–1972, Scottish film director. He coined the noun documentary, of which genre his Industrial Britain (1931) and Song of Ceylon (1934) are notable examples
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Examples from the Web for grierson

Historical Examples

  • Dick, just behind Grierson, heard these words and he liked them.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Skirmishers were detached from Grierson's command and drove off the Southern riflemen.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • I have chosen you and Sergeant Whitley to bring Grierson to our relief.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Grierson has made a great raid, even further down than we have gone.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Won't you have a whisky and soda, Mr. Grierson, whilst you're waiting.

    People of Position

    Stanley Portal Hyatt