WorldCat Identities

Low, Colin

Overview
Works: 183 works in 397 publications in 2 languages and 2,510 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Motion pictures  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  History  Pictorial works  Short films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Film editor, ani, Contributor
Classifications: PZ8.3.Z34, 782.42083
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Colin Low
 
Most widely held works by Colin Low
The wheels on the bus --and more sing along favorites( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to live with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Dem bones: a skeleton band sings this well-known song based on the African-American spiritual. Over the meadow: A version of an old counting song for children is filled with the beauty and wonder of meadow life. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly: Sung by the legendary Burl Ives, this old lady ends up swallowing much more than just the fly
Cree hunters of Mistassini by Boyce Richardson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and French and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflict produced by the James Bay development scheme between a hunting culture of Cree Indians and the dominant white culture that has come to rely heavily on large-scale technology. Living during part of the year in permanent settlements like Mistassini, many of the Cree also maintain hunting territories in this northern wilderness to which they travel in the autumn and where they remain until spring. The entire family travels to the camp and works together in a tradition that is centuries old
Momentum( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping, moving tribute to Canada's stunning geography and rich cultural heritage, Momentum leaps off your screen - and touches your heart
City of gold by Colin Low( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic short film from Pierre Berton depicts the Klondike gold rush at its peak, when would-be prospectors struggled through harsh conditions to reach the fabled gold fields over 3000 km north of civilization. Using a collection of still photographs, the film juxtaposes the Dawson City at the height of the gold rush with its bustling taverns and dance halls with the more tranquil Dawson City of the present
Corral by Colin Low( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: The roping and riding of a high-spirited, half-broken horse is the subject of a film which makes visual poetry of this simple theme. Movement and music combine to tell a story without words, set in the foothills of South Western Alberta. The music, played on the guitar, is an original score containing variations on Western ballads. (Awards: International Film Festival, Edenburgh; International Film Festival, Venice; Golden reel Film Festival)
Universe by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A triumph of film art, creating on the screen a vast, awe-inspiring picture of the universe as it would appear to a voyager through space, this film was among the sources used by Stanley Kubrick in his 2001: A Space Odyssey. Realistic animation takes you into far regions of space, beyond the reach of the strongest telescope, past Moon, Sun, and Milky Way into galaxies yet unfathomed
Path of the paddle by Bill Mason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Bill Mason, seasoned canoeist, noted conservationist, and wildlife expert, as he explains and demonstrates the art of singles and doubles canoeing on quiet water
My financial career( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An animated cartoon film from Stephen Leacock's witty account of a young man's first brush with banking. When he goes to make his deposit he is so over-awed by the institution that nothing he intends to say comes out right."--Container
Free fall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free fall is made of film trimmings assembled to make wry comment on modern man and his world. Suggests a surrealist dream of mankind's fall from grace into banality
Billy Crane moves away( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short documentary features Newfoundland fisherman Billy Crane, who speaks frankly on the state of the inshore fishery and how the lack of government support has contributed to the industry?s downfall. He is being forced to leave home to seek employment in Toronto
The Jolifou Inn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short film depicts Canada as it was a hundred years ago, as seen through the paintings of artist and adventurer Cornelius Krieghoff. The changing seasons, the Quebec countryside, village life - all were an unending inspiration to Krieghoff
The ride( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A business tycoon's eccentric chauffeur falls asleep in the heat of summer and dreams of a winter playground. Filmed in the style of a slapstick comedy with the filmmaker Gerald Potterton also playing the chauffeur
Jim Decker's party( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rollicking Newfoundland party on Fogo Island
A great white bird( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the efforts of a group of people in Canada and the United States to save the whooping crane from extinction. They display great determination and resourcefulness in their dealings with this mysterious, fiercely independent pre-Ice Age creature. The issues of wild animals imprinting on people and the preservation of wild animals in captivity are examined in this film
The Hutterites by Colin Low( Visual )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and beliefs of the Hutterites, a unique people living a communal existence based on religious beliefs
Citizen discussions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using film as a means of communication, the people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, voice some of their concerns. This film discusses efforts to obtain provincial support for the United Maritimes Fisheries Co-op to run the Seldom fish plant, and comments on the subsequent decision by the Newfoundland government in favor of the Yellow Fish Company
The sword of the Lord( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary on competitive skiing focuses on the extraordinary spirit of Jim Hunter, a member of Canada's national ski team, as he tackles frustration in his quest to be the best in the world. It follows his gruelling exercise routines, the pre-race tensions, the descents, the disappointments and his deep religious faith
Fishermen's meeting( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the use of film as a means of communication, the people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, voice some of their daily concerns. In this film, some of the problems discussed are the lack of fish and the inability to market any species but cod
Circle of the Sun( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures one of the last gatherings of Blood Indians of Alberta celebrating the passing glory of their tribe. Includes views of Indian life in Canada today, showing the herding of cattle, the bonecracking rodeo, and the roughnecks round the oil camps
The National Film Board of Canada a history( Visual )

in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an array of documentaries, animation films and fiction features which are offered as a sample of the films the Film Board has produced over the years
 
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Alternative Names
Colin Low Canadees filmregisseur

Colin Low kanadischer Filmregisseur, Produzent und Animator

Colin Low National Film Board of Canada director and producer

Low, Colin Archibald 1926-

Languages
English (114)

French (9)