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Glover, Guy

Overview
Works: 133 works in 223 publications in 3 languages and 516 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Short films  Caricatures and cartoons  Miscellanea  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.433
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Guy Glover
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonard Maltin hosts a program comprised of his favorite animation from the National Film Board of Canada's vast library
McLaren by Guy Glover( Book )
4 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
River with a problem ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film on water pollution, using the Ottawa River as an example of what happens when a river is used as a dumping place for municipal and industrial waste. Color animation illustrates exactly what happens to river water as it becomes polluted. Engineers, health authorities and civic officials voice concern over this increasingly urgent problem
The Street ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated film about the resentment, worry, frustration, and selfishness felt by a Jewish family in Montreal as it waits for the ailing grandmother to die. The way children view death is often with ambivalence and lack of understanding of the finality of this state. ©The Street,♯ an award winning animated film, makes a frank statement about the ways children and families respond to death
The last voyage of Henry Hudson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hudson was looking for an open water route to the Orient, but he discovered instead an inland sea, a discovery that was to end in tragedy. This film realistically portrays the conflict between a man driven by his dream and the men who would not follow him
The Invention of the adolescent ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses paintings and sketches of the past to portray the changes which have occurred over the last three or four centuries in attitudes toward the transitional period from childhood to adulthood in Western society
The city: Heaven and hell ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First of a six-part series examining all aspects of the city through Lewis Mumford's singular vision and the human condition as influenced by the problems of city life. Part 1 outlines the creative and destructive forces as they have affected the city in history, describing elements that influenced the creation of the first cities about 5,000 years ago, and the forces that now threaten to destroy the city
The heart of the city ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourth of a six-part series examining all aspects of the city and the human condition as influenced by the problems of city life. Part 4 presents a study of the growing sterility, dullness and congestion that is destroying the vitality and breadth that once made cities physically attractive and humanly creative
The city and the future ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Final segment of a six-part series examining all aspects of the city through Lewis Mumford's singular vision and the human condition as influenced by the problems of city life. Part 6 explains that in many regions of the world a choice must be made between low-grade urban sprawl or a new kind of regional city. Examines prospects for the city and discusses ways to restore its role as the focus of man's highest achievement
The City and its region ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third of a six-part series examining all aspects of the city and the human condition as influenced by the problems of city life. Part 3 points out that cities thrive best when they live in harmony with the countryside around them. This segment discusses how this balance can be maintained or restored in today's sprawling metropolitan regions
The city: Cars or people? ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second of a six-part series examining all aspects of the city through Lewis Mumford's singular vision and the human condition as influenced by the problems of city life. Part 2 studies the problem of transportation versus people in the city, explaining the importance of making the city accessible without allowing transportation to make it congested and uninhabitable. Discusses the treat posed by the increasing number of privae automobiles in the city
The Romance of Transportation in Canada ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Light-hearted animated whimsy about a down-to-earth subject: how this country's vast distances and great obstacles were overcome. The whole story of transportation is told with tongue-in-cheek seriousness, from the intrepid trail blazers of long ago to the aircraft of today and tomorrow."--Container
Louis-Joseph Papineau: The Demi-God ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A proud, defiant man, skillful in parliamentary debate, and Speaker of the Lower House, Louis-Joseph Papineau's sympathies were with the plain people pillaged by a mercantile ruling clique. When legislation became the instrument of private advantage he brought government to a standstill."--NFB film guide
Angel ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features a girl, a young man and a dog trying to fly. An experimental film which explores the possibilities of high contrast through over-exposure
Louis-Joseph Papineau, le demi-dieu Robert Baldwin, une question de principe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le film "Louis-Joseph Papineau, le demi-dieu" raconte qu'en 1835, Papineau refuse de siéger au Parlement, mais les manoeuvres du gouverneur, Lord Aylmer, l'obligent à battre en retraite (28 min 8 sec. noir et blanc). "Robert Baldwin, une question de principe" retrace les circonstances lorsque Robert Baldwin prend la tête du Mouvement de réforme, suite à la rébellion de 1837 dans le Haut-Canada. Reconstitution historique (31 min. 55 sec. noir et blanc)
Bethune by John Kemeny( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inspiring story of a remarkable Canadian, Norman Bethune, revered in China for his humanitarianism during the revolution
Fluxes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jumbled series of animated and live-action sequences invite the viewer to make his own interpretations of their meaning
The city as man's home ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifth of a six-part series examining all aspects of the city and the human condition as influenced by the problems of city life. Part 5 looks at slums, giant public-housing complexes, mass suburbs and anonymous luxury apartments to be found in large cities, explaining how they contribute to the lowering of communal standards of living. Discusses why communal standards are falling while personal standards of living are rising, and explains what cities can do to improve communal living standards
The Grievance ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film illustrates the orderly processing of a grievance through several stages of negotiation between union and management, showing how the rights of a worker with a genuine grievance are protected under the union's contract. It follows the case of an auto-worker who was demoted for refusing to work inside a truck cab that he considered too hot. The union registers the case as a legitimate grievance; it passes through three stages of negotiation in the plant, and eventually reaches an impartial arbitrator for settlement
The Working class on film ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the documentary film movements inspired in England in the 1930's and in Canada in the 1940's by John Grierson whose idea was to portray the working class. Traces the development of this idea over the past 50 years
 
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English (54)
French (7)
Portuguese (1)