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Low, Colin

Overview
Works: 175 works in 377 publications in 2 languages and 1,940 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Art  Pictorial works  Biography  Fiction  Documentary films  Drama  Music  Folklore 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Film editor, ani, Scenarist
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 622 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 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film captures the rhythms of Cree life: the preparation, the hunt, the rituals and the feasts. Made in the bush near Mistassini, the film gives the hunting and trapping families of James Bay an opportnity to show what is at stake for them if they are displaced from their land
Momentum ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 76 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 Pierre Berton( Visual )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 68 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
The Hutterites by Colin Low( Visual )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The followers of Jacob Hutter live in farm communities, devoutly holding to the rules their founder laid down. Through the kindness of a Hutterite colony in Alberta, this film, in black and white, was made inside the community and shows all aspects of the Hutterites' daily life
Circle of the Sun ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the life being led by the Blood Indians in Alberta, Canada. Illustrates this group's past through the use of a sun dance
Moving pictures ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 42 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 )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and French and held by 42 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
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
My financial career ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 32 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 overawed by the institution that nothing he intends to say comes out right
Universe by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )
2 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 28 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
The Jolifou Inn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 28 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 27 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
Very nice, very nice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 27 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
The ride ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 27 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
Free fall ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 26 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
Jim Decker's party ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rollicking Newfoundland party on Fogo Island
Citizen discussions ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 25 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
Blackwood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Printmaker David Blackwood demonstrates his method of creating a copper plate etching. Blackwood's prints are used under the animation camera to capture the spirit and mood of the Newfoundland outport where Blackwood was born
Introduction to Fogo Island ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video introduces the series which is an experiment in how videorecordings 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 this project
 
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Alternative Names
Low, Colin Archibald 1926-
Languages
English (106)
French (9)