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Film Associates of California, Los Angeles

Overview
Works: 207 works in 233 publications in 3 languages and 520 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Short films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Animated films  Documentary films  History  Music 
Classifications: ML3760, 780.952
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Most widely held works by Film Associates of California, Los Angeles
Amphibians: frogs, toads, and salamanders by Paul Burnford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the four major groups of amphibians in their natural habitats and illustrates their development from eggs through the whole life cycle. Includes descriptions of some of the variations within each group
Los tres osos = The three bears( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Versión en español del cuento de un encuentro entre una chica y tres osos
Discovering the music of Africa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes music and rhythms of Africa, especially Ghana, and how they are used both as music and means of communication. Demonstrates the complex rhythmical music of the bells, rattles and the drums; shows several traditional dances
Discovering the music of Japan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows three major Japanese instruments and explains how they fit into current Japanese life. Includes performances of traditional singing and dancing, and pieces played by an ensemble of the three instruments
A Rock in the road( Visual )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film designed to stimulate discussion of an individual's responsibility to others in society. Portrays the reactions of four men who trip over a rock
Discovering texture by Paul Burnford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that every surface has texture and that an object may have several textures. Points out that we learn about textures by touching the surfaces of objects and looking at the way light reflects from these surfaces. Shows how man uses paints, tools, and materials to change the texture of surfaces
Discovering color by Paul Burnford( Visual )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that colors differ in three ways: hue, value, and intensity. Discusses hues, pointing out that they are the names given to parts of the spectrum, that between the basic hues there are many in-between hues, that the value of any hue can be lightened or darkened by adding white or black, and that the intensity of any hue can be lowered, or dulled, by adding its complementary hue. Demonstrates the techniques of color mixing and explores the great variety of color which can be seen in the world around us
Discovering perspective by Paul Burnford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how in art, the appearance of distance on a flat surface is accomplished through the use of perspective. Illustrates overlapping, vertical position, graying colors, varying detail, varying size, and converging lines as techniques used to create perspective
Physics and chemistry of water( Visual )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the nature of the water molecule determines the physical properties of water. Points out that life is dependent on some of the unusual properties of water--its slow rate of evaporation, its high surface tension, its powers of solution, and the fact that it is heavier in the liquid than the solid form--and explains that all of these properties are determined by the nature and function of the hydrogen bond in water
Beyond LSD : a film for concerned adults and teenagers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. J. Thomas Ungerleider discusses some of the causes of the generation gap between parents and teenagers and its relationship to the current LSD and other drug problems. Shows a group of parents seeking help in understanding what is wrong in their relationships with their teenagers
Discovering creative pattern by Paul Burnford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that pattern is visual organization, that it is designed repetition of one or more motifs, and that it enriches surfaces by leading the eye from part to part. Points out various patterns in nature, and man's use of natural patterns in weaving, printing textiles, architecture, painting, and sculpture. Explains the value of studying the patterns of the past
The Wave: a Japanese folk tale( Visual )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese story of a wise old man who saved his people from a tidal wave is told through movement of the camera over original art work
Fra Iacobus : a beginning Latin language film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in Latin and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates in Latin for beginning Latin classes the story of the French folksong about Frère Jacques, the monk who had trouble getting up in the morning in time to ring the monastery bells
The birth and death of mountains( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the forces inside the earth which raise up new mountains in a continuing cycle of change and the forces on the earth's surface such as ice, wind, and water which are constantly wearing mountains down
Masks( Visual )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of masks, and discusses the role of masks in the cultural and artistic life of people, both primitive and modern. Explains that masks have played an important part in many societies in the performance of rituals, in the perpetuation of myths, and in the dramatizing of legends
What is poetry?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attempts to answer the question What is poetry? by comparing a news report and a poem, explaining that the news report is objective, unemotional, and impersonal, and that the poem is subjective, emotional, and highly personal
Bill of rights in action : freedom of speech( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complexities of constitutional freedoms and guarantees. Discusses whether or not freedom of speech is absolute or should be controlled when it threatens law and order. Illustrates the discussion with the case of a neo-Nazi who speaks in front of a Jewish temple in praise of Hitler and in criticism of Jews
The background of the Civil War by Paul Burnford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the differences between the North and the South which contributed to the Civil War, explaining that the South developed into an agricultural region and the North into a commercial region and that each section tried to control the Federal Government. Discusses the election of Lincoln, the secession of the Southern States, and the attack on Fort Sumter
Changing art in a changing world( Visual )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out that art as well as the world is in a constant state of change and that change compels the artist to refine his skills and re-create his ideas in a different fashion
A First film on the wind( Visual )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how wind changes the land and the weather, explains how to tell which way the wind is blowing. For primary grades
 
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English (30)

Latin (2)

Spanish (1)