WorldCat Identities

Platt, Janice

Overview
Works: 31 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Christmas films  Motion pictures  Short films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Originator, Producer
Classifications: D743.23, 791.457
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janice Platt
Miracle at Moreaux( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, three Jewish children fleeing Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school run by Sister Gabrielle, who with her students devises a dangerous plan to help the children reach the border--and freedom
The olden days coat by Margaret Laurence( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year-old girl goes to her grandmother's house for Christmas and discovers and old coat in a closet that sends her back in time. Includes bonus CD: Christmas in the Old Country
Holiday 4-film collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four heartwarming tales that will fill you with nostalgia. Relive your favorite Christmas memories from trips to Grandma's house, to performing in holiday concerts
Holiday collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sons of Mistletoe: The Sons of Mistletoe boys home is on the verge of losing its funding until a Christmas miracle changes everything
John Cat by W. P Kinsella( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Native Canadians rescue another Native, John Cat, who has been beaten in a tavern brawl. The following day, however, John Cat prevents his rescuers from helping a Native boy they find injured by the roadside, arguing that the police will accuse them of having hurt the boy
Mortimer Griffin and Shalinsky by Mordecai Richler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shalinsky, an eccentric Jewish intellectual, believes that Mortimer, a college lecturer, is secretly a Jew who has changed his name. Shalinsky's harassment of Mortimer leads to a surprisingly amusing conclusion
The Trumpeter by Thomas Raddall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nova Scotia in 1798, this video tells the story of a young woman named Thankful Rogers, who is operating her father's ferry across a small river when she learns that the Duke of Kent and his entourage are on their way and will want to use the ferry. The Duke's visit leads to Thankful finding a husband for herself
All the years by Morley Callaghan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Al, raised alone by his mother, who resists the passage into maturity. Showing no sense of responsibility at the age of nineteen, Al is fired from his job for stealing. Saved from arrest by his mother's brave intervention, Al finally sees clearly and makes the move toward adulthood
Western movie pack : Volume 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vengeance Valley: This Westernized depiction of "Cain and Abel" is the gripping story of the complicated and volatile relationship between brothers
One's a heifer by Sinclair Ross( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program revolves around 13-year-old Peter and his attempts to recapture two calves that strayed during a storm. His search brings him in contact with a suspicious-acting farmer who Peter believes is hiding the missing calves in his barn
The trumpeter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Ce film est tiré d'une série consacrée à des adaptations cinématographiques de nouvelles canadiennes-anglaises connues. Adaptation d'une nouvelle de Thomas H. Raddall. En 1789, en Nouvelle-Écosse, une jeune femme nommée Thankful Rogers rêve d'avoir un mari qui va l'aider à s'occuper de sa ferme. Elle opère aussi un traversier sur une petite rivière. Elle apprend que le duc de Kent et son entourage sont en route pour utiliser le traversier. Cette nouvelle lui donne l'espoir de trouver un mari. Avec Diana Fajrajsl, Ron Lea, David Conner
The Painted door( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of love, regret and death. Describes how the marriage of John and Anne disintegrates when their farm becomes the dominant factor in John's life and Arne's existence is only lightened by the friendship of their neighbor, Stephen. During a blizzard, Anne betrays her husband with Stephen only to quickly realize the horrifying implications of her betrayal
The Sight( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The taut drama of a man whose death is foretold by woman who claims to have second sight
Cages by Guy Vanderhaeghe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story dramatizes a family in conflict. A father who despises his job as a miner hopes for a better life for his sons. Billy, the younger, understands his father's aspirations, whereas Gene mocks his father and brother, and turns to drinking and delinquency
Caroline( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To her grandfather, young Caroline's Indian mother disgraced her heritage when she married a white man. Alone on her first visit to her Indian grandparents, she is bitterly rejected by him. Through her own initiative she gains acceptance by the local children and finally wins the love and respect of her grandfather
The Cap by Morley Callaghan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Steve who meets his baseball idol who gives Steve his baseball cap. Shows how the boy's unemployed father sells the cap but realizes his weakness and attempts to explain himself. Depicts a father's struggle for dignity and a son's unwillingness to let go of childhood
A Sick call by Morley Callaghan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest confronts self-doubt and guilt over an incident wherein he violates his own moral principles. The film is based on a short story by Morley Callaghan
I know a secret( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young girl who believes that she was exchanged at birth for the daughter of a local peddler
To set our house in order by Margaret Laurence( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In coming to grips with previously well-concealed information about the death of her uncle in World War I, and the emotional upheaval it continues to cause her family, a young girl begins to question the benevolence of God and the order in God's world. Based on the short story by margaret Laurence
David by Earle Birney( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The program tells the story of two young men who set out to climb an imposing cliff. Bob, learns from David, a nineteen-year-old and the two struggle for the top. Along the way, they talk of life and death. Having reached the summit they barely have time to enjoy it before David slips and falls to a ledge where he lies with a broken back. He pleads with Bob to push him the rest of the way. We discover that the poet is Bob, now an old man, reliving that dreadful day on the mountain
 
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