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International Film Bureau

Overview
Works: 1,580 works in 2,600 publications in 2 languages and 5,092 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Documentary films  Pixilated animation films  Short films  Interviews 
Classifications: HQ1743, 720.9
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Most widely held works about International Film Bureau
  • Papers by Wesley H Greene( )
  • Papers by James Lovell Bailey( )
 
Most widely held works by International Film Bureau
No longer silent( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical look at the traditional role of women in India, focusing on the problems arising from the dowry laws and the desire to have male children. Also looks at efforts of Indian women to do something about these discriminatory practices
Medieval women( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the daily lives of women during the European Middle Ages, how they were portrayed in manuscripts, and church teachings about them. Shows by examples how women shared in men's work, ran households, etc.; also shows that some women were doctors, artists, musicians, teachers, and writers
From every shires ende the world of Chaucer's pilgrims( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses authentic medieval music as a background for presenting the sights and sounds which were encountered by the pilgrims in Chaucer's Canterbury tales
Lascaux, cradle of man's art( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1976 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the Lascaux Cave paintings uncovered in the Dordogne region in France in 1940. Re-creates the circumstances of the discovery. Two small boys chasing a rabbit with their dog fall through the ground into caverns and find that the walls are covered with the forms of animals. Shows photographs of the paintings and explains that they are one of the most significant finds of prehistoric remains
Pioneers of modern architecture in Chicago( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the work of Henry Hobson Richardson, Louis H. Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright that can be seen in the Chicago area. Also shows works by the Prairie School architects and includes both commercial and residential buildings
Music in the twelfth century( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of music in the 12th century in the church, including the beginning of musical notation and polyphony, as well as the secular music of towns and banqueting halls
Impressionists( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the similarities and and variations among the impressionist painters of the late 19th century. Includes views of works by Monet, Manet, Pissaro, Sisley, Renoir, and Degas, with a close-up examination of the brush work and style
Chicago's modern architecture( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the viewer to many to many of Chicago's buildings that were designed by distinguished architectures. Also discusses the changing styles of modern architecture from masonry buildings of the last century to the glass facades of today
Surrealism( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious faces of surrealism are studied in the works of Ernst, Klee, Miro, Tanguy, Magritte and Dali as well as forerunners of the movement and related painters
Walking in a sacred manner North American Indians and the natural world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words spoken by selected North American Indians over a 200-year period describe their life, land, and plants and animals. Contains photographs by Edward S. Curtis, who documented the last of authentic Indian life between 1896 and 1930
Steroids shortcut to make-believe muscles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses the use and misuse of steroids, harmful effects and how to say "No". Also features a drug-free body development program
Cubism( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of cubism as a style of painting through works of the artists who experimented with it. Shows how interest in Cézanne's paintings led Picasso and Braque to experiment with pictorial arrangement and to develop both analytical and synthetic cubism. Includes the work of Gris and Léger and other artists who either adopted the cubist approach to painting or were influenced by it
Matisse and the Fauves( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the basic concepts of the Fauvist movement, characterized by vivid colors and free forms. Shows the developing use of bold, simplified brush work and brilliant, unnatural color in the work of Matisse, and examines the paintings of Derain, Vlaminck, Braque, Dufy, Marguet, and Rouault
The World of Andrew Wyeth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows over thirty-five of Andrew Wyeth's paintings, blending the subjects of the artist's representational style paintings with actual scenes from Pennsylvania and Maine countrysides. Covers significant facts in Wyeth's life
Neighbours by Norman McLaren( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parable about two people who, after living side by side in mutual friendliness and respect, come to blows over the possession of a flower that one day grows where their properties meet
Ansel Adams photographer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the life and work of Ansel Adams, the American photographer. Describes the photographer's equipment, his home, his interests, and his attitudes toward art in general, toward photography, and toward life
The Lascaux Cave a look at our prehistoric past( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using footage filmed in Lascaux Cave before the 17,000-year-old cave was closed to the public in 1963, the program gives a narrated tour of the cave's prehistoric art. Anthropologist Leslie G. Freeman discusses the people who painted the cave walls and describes their materials and techniques
Dada( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On its 50th anniversary, the history and nature of the Dadaist movement in modern art and literature are explained by the words and works of the artists. Interviewed are Max Ernst, Gabrièle Buffet, Marcel Duchamp, Hans Richter, and Man Ray
Nathaniel Hawthorne light in the shadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life, work and influence of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Herman Melville consider the sea( Visual )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life, work and driving forces of Herman Melville, the 19th century American writer and author of Moby Dick
 
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Alternative Names
International Film Bureau, inc., Chicago.

Languages
English (97)

French (2)