for English Conversation
Fairy Tale Theater, The (1) -- (11)
741.5 F172-9 Ve
a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget
productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than
half-hour commercials, this program set out to produce high-quality
classic entertainment that children would enjoy. Much inspired by an
earlier children's program, "Shirley Temple's Storybook" (1958)
(also known as "Shirley Temple Theatre"), Shelley Duvall hosts this
program featuring some of the best-known in Hollywood performing
adaptations of traditional stories. -- IMDb
|Fairy Tale of Hans Christian Andersen,
|A journey through
the most popular of Hans Christian Andersen's magical stories,
starring James Fox, Simon Callow, Geraldine James and Alison
This entertaining family fare takes you on a
magical journey through such Hans Christian Andersen stories as THE
NIGHTINGALE, THE UGLY DUCKLING, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, THE LITTLE
MERMAID and more.
|Frame by Frame (Episode 1) -- (Episode 12)
741.5 F813-1 VRe
The Cat Came Back, Every Child, The Sand Castle, The Owl & The
Raven, Canadian Vignette, Lord of the Sky.
|Masters of Animation--Volume 2: Great Britain, Italy, France
series four programs produced and directed by John Halas; Home Vision; Color, 1996, 87 mins)
741.5 M423-2 1986
|Over 10 years in the
making, Masters of Animation represents
the peak achievement of 7,00 artists from 13 countries. Produced and
directed by John Halas, former president of the International Animated
Film Association and award-winning animator, the series provides an
opportunity to experience the exciting diversity of the world's leading
animation artists. In addition, viewers are treated to examples of state
of the art animation technology.
Within the European community Great Britain
played a leading role in establishing animation as sophisticated
entertainment. Interviews with John Halas, Joy Batchelor, and John Coates combine with works
by Dunning, Godfrey, Brbic, and others to present the best of British
The humor and artistry of Italian animation
have their origins in the Renaissance. Emanuele Luzzati and Giulio Gianini dicuss their
films, while excerpts from the work of Manfredi, Cavandoli, Manuli,
Lagana and Bozzetto round out this overview.
France was a leader in the development of
animated pictures. Today French animators use a wide variety of
styles and techniques. Works by Brimault, Alexeieff, Parker, Foldes, Lenica, Laguionie and the
Gaumont Studis illustrate this variety.
Masters of Animation--Volume 3: USSR, Yugoslavia, Poland, Hungary
series four programs produced and directed by John Halas; Home Vision; Color, 1996, 113 mins)
741.5 M423-3 1986
With some 25 studios spread over its territory, the USSR has a long
tradition of animated film making. The work of such artists as Ivanov-Vano,
Atamanov, Vinokurov, Shvartzman, Kurchevsky, and Norstein exhibits
a remarkable variety of animated styles.
In the past few decades Zagerb Film has become one of the most active
centers of European animation. Interviews with Vukotic, Stalter, Dragic
and Dovnikovic and works by Majdak and Gasparovic illustrate the diversity
of Yugoslavian animation.
In Poland animated programs are popular for all ages. Works by Giersz,
Kijowicz, Kucia, Dumala and Szczechura illustrate the skill and humor
with which Polish artists carry out their themes.
The widely diverse styles of Hungarian animation artists have produced
many animated feature films. These works are represented by Mackassy,
Dargay, Nepp, Varga, Rofusz, Reisenbuchler, Jankovics and Gemes.
New British Animation
741.5 L866 Ve
|The best films from
the most adventurous TV channel in the world. Featuring Alison
Devere's surreal epic BLACK DOG; David Anderson's masterpiece DEADSY....and
three rarely seen films from Aardman
CONVERSATION PIECES; SALES PITCH.
|Norman McLaren: Pioneer of Innovative Animation
741.5 K22 Ve
Message from Norman
McLaren, Hen Hop, C'est l'Aviron, Begone Dull Care, BlinkityBlank,
Neighbours, Dots, Mail Early Christmas, Line Horizontal, Canon,
Seven fairy tales
|1. The Hare and The
3. The Monkey Who Would Be King
4. Ugly Duckling
5. The Fox and Roaster
6. The Boy Who Cried Woolf
7. Three Fox Fables