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BFA Educational Media

Overview
Works: 2,323 works in 3,268 publications in 1 language and 7,316 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Stories in rhyme  Caricatures and cartoons  Short films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, prn, cn
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.433
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by BFA Educational Media
Black history : lost, stolen or strayed by Bill Cosby( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans
Water safety: an introduction( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates a variety of ways to avoid water accidents, the right and wrong ways of helping oneself and someone else in trouble in the water, and some survival floating techniques. For elementary grades
Trifles by Sandy Nervig( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene is the bleak Midwest plains. Five people enter a farmhouse in an attempt to solve a crime that one of them discovered the day before. While the three men search upstairs for evidence, the two women sit in the kitchen, talking, observing - and then realizing that they may have found the solution simply by piecing together certain "trifles."
Jack London's To build a fire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Jack London's short story dramatizing man's confrontation with nature, its beauty and its danger, in the Arctic regions
Discovering color by Paul Burnford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that colors differ in three ways: hue, value and intensity
The Sneetches by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out that differences are only relative. Presents an animated cartoon about various kinds of sneetches, and shows that beneath their different kinds of bellies they are really quite alike. For elementary grades
Dragon stew by Tom McGowen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated story of a chubby king who loves to eat, a royal cook who never cooks, and gourmet dragon who is designated to be the main ingredient of a secret recipe
The Lorax by Seuss( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story from the book The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss. A fanciful tale with a serious theme: clean up the environment before it's too late
Discovering line by Paul Burnford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines line in art as being a record of movement, explaining how it serves as a path of action leading the eye through space. Points out that the ability to perceive line divorced from form can become a major esthetic skill
Discovering form in art by Paul Burnford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the five basic forms used in art: the sphere, cube, cone, cylinder, and pyramid. Also shows that distortions of the form, as found in nature, are useful to create impressions of form and motion
Ethnic Dance Around The World( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of ethnic dances from the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia and stresses their social and cultural motivations. Includes festival dances, celebration dances, courtship dances, and dances for recreation. Helps viewers understand why people dance, why dancing and music in many parts of the world are very different, and the role of religion in ethnic dancing
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles( Visual )

in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live presentation of the book of the same title by Miska Miles about a Navajo girl who unravels a day's weaving on a rug whose completion she believes will mean the death of her grandmother
Art and perception : learning to see( Visual )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents various paintings and explores city, country, and seashore environments to encourage viewers to look for the visual elements of color, line, light qualities, texture, and form
The cows of Dolo Ken Paye : resolving conflict among the Kpelle( Visual )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the coexistence of old customs and new economic practices and social structures in the Liberian village of Fokwele. Follows the "hot-knife" trial of a Kpelle farmer who wounded a cow descended from one belonging to former chieftain Dolo Ken Paye
Wind Rose( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows a mother telling her daughter of the love and tenderness that surrounded her conception and birth. Celebrates nature and the beauty of family life
Halloween is Grinch night by Seuss( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Eucariah journey through a creepy land of the Grinch's own creation
Dr. Seuss Green eggs and ham and other stories by Seuss( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three cartoon stories which help children understand how people behave. Illustrates the pressure to conform, the inevitability of change, and resistance to something new. For elementary grades
The Alphabet dragon by David Christianson( Visual )

in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the alphabet through the story of an alphabet dragon who rewards a poor farmer with a wish for every letter of the alphabet. Illustrates lowercase and uppercase letters and the use of words that begin with the letters. For primary grades
What do plants do? : a first film( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of plants. Discusses their composition, function and role in supporting human life
Japan, an introduction : part 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.15 for The Lorax ... to 0.38 for The cows o ...)

Alternative Names

controlled identityBailey-Film Associates

BFA Educational Media

CBS. Inc. BFA Educational Media

Phoenix/BFA Films & Video. BFA Educational Media

Languages
English (101)