John Grierson
(1898-1972)

Died aged c. 74

John Grierson (26 April 1898 – 19 February 1972) was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film. In 1926, Grierson coined the term "documentary" in a review of Robert Flaherty's Moana.

DbPedia
Wikidata Wikipedia

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #234

John Grierson (1898-1972) pioneer of the documentary film [full inscription unknown]

MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling, United Kingdom where they was