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Low, Colin

Overview
Works: 171 works in 357 publications in 2 languages and 1,760 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Drama  Biography  Documentary films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Director, Producer, Film editor, Narrator, Author of screenplay, ani, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ8.3.Z34, 782.42083
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Most widely held works by Colin Low
The wheels on the bus --and more sing along favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 618 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 153 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
City of gold by Pierre Berton ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nostalgic recollection of the Klondike gold rush in the winter of 1897-1898. The commentary by the well-known author and TV personality, Dawson Cityborn Pierre Berton, based largely on stories told to him by his father who spent 40 years in the Klondike, vividly recaptures the frenzied months when prospectors braved untold hardships in search of the elusive yellow metal. Live footage and vintage photographs help bring alive the men and women who made Yukon history
Momentum ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 68 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
The Hutterites ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visit to a Hutterite colony in Alberta, providing a glimpse into their way of life. Explains that the Hutterites are strong in their rejection of what they regard as the false values of the world beyond their colony, and that the sect holds strictly to the creed laid down by their founder Jacob Hutter
Circle of the sun ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictures one of the last gatherings of Blood Indians of Alberta celebrating the passing glory of the tribe. Includes views of Indian life in Canada today, showing the herding of cattle, the bone-cracking rodeo, and the roughneck's round of the the oil camps
The National Film Board of Canada a history ( Visual )
in English and held by 40 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
Moving pictures ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The horrors of war, the art of producing pictures, the autobiography of a master filmmaker, and the parallels between the mass production of weapons and violent media images. All come together in Moving pictures, a rich, multi-layered documentary
Corral by Colin Low ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Movement and music combine to tell a story, without words, of how a cowboy performs the task of roping and riding a high-spirited, half-broken horse
Very nice, very nice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Lipsett's first film is an avant-garde blend of photography and sound. It looks behind the business-as-usual face we put on life and shows anxieties we want to forget. It is made of dozens of pictures that seem familiar, with fragments of speech heard in passing and, between times, a voice saying, "Very nice, very nice." It was was critically acclaimed and plays frequently in festivals and film schools around the world
My financial career ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and French and held by 23 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
Introduction to Fogo Island ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film introduces the series which is an experiment in how film can be a catalyst for social change by serving as a direct means of communication. It gives some basic facts about Fogo Island, Newfoundland, and explains why it was chosen for the film project
The Jolifou Inn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 19 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
Billy Crane moves away ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 18 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
Universe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 18 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
Cold journey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells about a young Indian who is torn between the white man's world which he rejects and the Indian world of which he knows little. Deals with his struggle for identity and the circumstances which lead to his tragic death
The ride ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 17 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
Citizen discussions ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 16 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
Free fall ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free Fall is made of film trimmings assembled to make a wry comment on modern man and his world. It suggests a surrealist dream of mankind's fall from grace into banality
Jim Decker's party ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rollicking Newfoundland party on Fogo Island
 
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Alternative Names
Low, Colin Archibald, 1926-
Languages
English (98)
French (14)