WorldCat Identities

Weisenborn, Gordon

Works: 9 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 29 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Experimental films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gordon Weisenborn
Water is wet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Water is Wet is an astonishing film experiment that visually evokes water to connect children to their feelings, awaken their imaginations and spark their creativity. It was the first of four short films directed by documentary pioneer Gordon Weisenborn...Shot all around Chicago and using a mixture of folk songs, classroom activities, and staged vignettes, these films by Gordon Weisenborn capture a spirit of optimism that strives for a world where all children have equal opportunity. To help children see and experience new things in their immediate surrounding, the four films in the series were designed to stimulate imagination, curiosity, and active play"--Container
Mr. Williams wakes up( Visual )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role and functions of local and state health agencies are described through the use of an imaginary character named Mr. Williams in this black-and-white film directed by George Stoney and shot in Wayne and Duplin Counties, 1944. The North Carolina State Archives call number for this item is MPF. 18; Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina
Hell kitten( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bored young girl looking for excitement gets involved with nude modeling, drugs and a rock band."--Internet movie database
The Chicago eye of Rudolph Weisenborn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film on Chicago artist Rudolph Weisenborn
Who's to blame for bad classroom films? by Gordon Weisenborn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sit down( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's the good of sitting down? Sometimes it seems a dull way for children to spend their time but imagination can change the common place posture into all kinds of things to do
Facing up to vandalism( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates causes of vandalism by listening to the discussion of a group of junior high school students from rural, suburban, and inner-city environments. The participants reveal a wide range of motivation for their destructive activities, including excitement, boredom, revenge, peer pressure, and calls for attention
Girls are better than ever( Visual )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stresses the importance of physical fitness for lively teenage girls, with emphasis on the importance of balanced diet and proper exercise
Flying a kite( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple story of happy home and family relationships, showing the adventures of two children and their dog while flying their kite during a picnic. Frank, the eldest, is flying the kite when the line gets tangled and the kite falls into a tree. Their dad frees it and they resume playing. Soon it is time for lunch, so Frank ties the kite to a rock, allowing it to fly itself. Eventually, the kite flies over a pen where a nearby billy goat has been watching the activities. Due to lack of wind, the kite falls into the pen and the goat walks on it. Frank and the dog, Penny, save the kite
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.10 for Who's to b ... to 1.00 for Sit down ...)

English (12)