WorldCat Identities

Deitch, Gene

Overview
Works: 366 works in 717 publications in 6 languages and 20,153 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Short films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Fairy tales 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Adapter, Author, Performer, Conceptor, Scenarist, Film editor, Animator , Other, Translator, Restager
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gene Deitch
Click, clack, moo, cows that type : and more fun on the farm( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie needs a cloak: When Charlie's old cloak becomes torn and tattered, he spins a new one, showing how cloth is made from wool
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Harold and the purple crayon : ... and more Harold stories by Crockett Johnson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Next Harold wants a picture for his room, soon he's bigger than a mountain. Then with his crayon, Harold takes a trip through the enchanted garden where he meets a King, a giant witch, and a fairy with one magic wish
Harry, the dirty dog : --and more terrific tails( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry the dirty dog: Harry runs away before bath time. When he returns home covered in mud, his family doesn't recognize him. Officer Buckle and Gloria: When Officer Buckle tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until he's partnered with a police dog named Gloria. Angus and the ducks: A curious Scotch terrier decides to investigate the strange noise coming from the other side of the hedge (Live action)
Strega Nona : --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strega Nona: "Never go near my cooking pot," warns old witch Strega Nona. But does Big Anthony listen? No! Joseph had a little overcoat: Joseph loves his little overcoat, but it's getting old and worn. What can he do with it now? Stone soup: When three soldiers come to town, all the townsfolk hide their food. If the soldiers can't find any food, what will they eat? Stone soup, of course!
How do dinosaurs say good night? : --and more stories that rhyme( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story
Rosie's walk by Pat Hutchins( Recording )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another
Red Riding Hood : --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites by Scholastic ; Weston Woods Studios( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Tom and Jerry : Whiskers away!( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catch everyone's favorite cat and mouse team as they race from one adventure to another
Sylvester and the magic pebble : --and more magical tales( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Sylvester and the magic pebble," a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Grandma Poss needs a certain food for a magical mix that will make Hush visible again. In "Princess Furball," a cruel king intends to marry his daughter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
Noisy Nora : --and more stories of mischief( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's a mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all mom and dad's time? For Nora, the answer is easy. Yup, it's plenty of noise. T is for Terrible is about the poor Tyrannosaurus Rex. He is a dinosaur, but wonders why everyone is frightened of him. Then he chases down his dinner. Is he really a terrible lizard? Cannonball is a small, little dog, who escapes from the pound. Taken in by a clown, the dog gets his name by curling up inside the cannon, being fired, and delighting crowds. Sudden celebrities, the clown and dog are happy together. "Munro" is a four year-old, and he has been drafted. This being the military, they don't realize their mistake for the longest time
Harold and the purple crayon : and more great stories to spark the imagination( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Plus 6 more stories: A Picture for Harold's Room; Harold's Fairy Tale; The Swineherd; Time of Wonder; The Foolish Frog; and Drummer Hoff
Danny and the dinosaur : --and more friendly "monster" stories( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
Emily's first 100 days of school : --and more great school time stories by Rosemary Wells( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily's first 100 days of school: As the days and weeks of school go by, Emily and her classmates learn a lot: about reading, writing, counting, and other new ideas. Reading to your bunny: Young Freddy Bunny is having trouble learning in school. He would rather play video games and watch TV anyway, until he learns how to read. If you made a million: Have you ever wanted to make a million dollars? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is an expert guide about the various forms of money
The emperor's new clothes : --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The emperor's new clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. In "The ugly duckling," a duckling is teased because of his awkward appearance until he grows into a beautiful swan. In "The swineherd," a spoiled princess scorns the love of an honorable prince until he comes up with a clever way to steal some kisses from her
James Marshall's favorite fairy tales( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Charlie needs a cloak by Tomie DePaola( Recording )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shepherd shears his sheep, cards and spins the wool, weaves and dyes the cloth, and sews a beautiful new red cloak
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman : --and 4 more spine-tingling tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teeny-Tiny" is the youngest and smallest of three boys who live in a small village. But he may be the smartest, as he outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can have him and his brothers for dinner. "Space Case" came from outer space, and luckily arrived on Halloween. Most of the natives were unfriendly, but it finds some nice ones out trick-or-treating. Buddy McGee takes it home, to school, and hopes it will stay forever. "The Boy with Two Shadows" is about a little boy who takes the very best care of his shadow. Unfortunately, a witch takes notice of his painstaking care, and, offering him a spell as payment, asks him to mind her shadow while she goes on a vacation. "The Witch in the Cherry Tree" finds David's mother baking cakes one damp, dull day. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes
Gene Deitch : the picture book animated( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Deitch, an animator of picture books for Weston Woods Studios, explains the process of adapting the books for motion pictures. Shows Deitch and his wife, Zdenka, in Prague where they live and work
Gene Deitch animating Strega Nonna( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animator Gene Deitch discusses the film Strega Nonna, and points out the problems and challenges he had in making the film from Tomie de Paola's picture book, Strega Nona. He details the problems of unifying the flow of action, and shows how some elements suitable in the book would have detracted from the film and, in turn, how animation was used to enchance other aspects of the story
 
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Red Riding Hood : --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites
Alternative Names
Deitch, Eugene Merril 1924-

Gene Deitch Amerikaans filmregisseur

Gene Deitch amerikanischer Illustrator, Animator und Filmregisseur

Gene Deitch Illustrator, animator, director

Gene Deitch réalisateur américain

Gene Deitch regista statunitense

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Languages
English (88)

French (3)

Catalan (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

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Red Riding Hood : --and more James Marshall fairy tale favoritesTom and Jerry : Whiskers away!James Marshall's favorite fairy talesCharlie needs a cloakFor the love of Prague