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Xerox Films

Overview
Works: 331 works in 512 publications in 2 languages and 970 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Fantasy films  Music  Made-for-TV movies  Motion pictures 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Xerox Films
The Eye of the storm by Billy Joel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. Demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns
The Weird number( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story which introduces rational numbers. Tells about the visit of the first rational number to a community of natural numbers
Cricket in Times Square by George Selden( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cricket who plays all types of music highlights this engaging story. The cricket, a cat, a mouse, and a boy named Mario help the boy's parents revive their news-stand business. Realistic sound effects heighten the drama of this modern fantasy
School house rock! by Inc Scholastic Rock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translates the elements of arithmetic into original rock songs illustrated by cartoons. Each filmstrip deals with a mathematical process involving only one number and emphasizing multiplication
A Fable by Richard Wilbur( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Marceau mimes the story of a man in love with life, until a child inadvertently tramples on the man's prized tiger lily. Angered, the man builds a wall around his land to isolate himself from his neighbors. A series of mishaps occurs, and the man builds his wall higher and higher only to find that his paradise has become a prison
A firefly named Torchy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the book of the same title by Bernard Waber which tells the story of a firefly who cannot twinkle, but flashes so brightly that he disturbs the other inhabitants of the woods. Tells how he goes to the city and is happy to see other flashing lights. For primary grades
The Strange story of a frog who became a prince( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film about a witch who turns a frog into a prince, but then can't remember how to change him back again. For elementary grades
In search of ancient astronauts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the theory that the earth once had visitors from outer space as it explores the clues which can be found in ancient monuments, artifacts and documents
Navajo girl( Visual )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the environmental and cultural characteristics of an Indian reservation in the northeastern corner of Arizona. Tells about a young Navajo girl and the part she plays in the care of the sheep and goats that provide food and clothing
The Most marvelous cat( Visual )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated story aoubt a cat called Johann Sebastian, who sets out to earn money to pay his master's rent. His quest takes him through three adventures before he finally succeeds
Children in peril( Visual )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tours several agencies and hospitals throughout the United States where child abuse cases are treated. Discusses legal implications of child abuse and suggests what can be done about it
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound
Barbie in a Christmas carol by Celtic Thunder (Musical group : 2007-)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to take Eden on a fantastical holiday journey that will open her heart to the spirit of the season and the joy of giving
The Seventh mandarin( Visual )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated story about a mandarin who loses his emperor's kite and, while searching for it discovers that the people outside the palace are poor and starving. For elementary grades
Indians( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the conflict between the white men and the Indians in the Colorado Territory during the time when the traders, trappers, and settlers moved onto the Great Plains. Portrays Indian life and culture before the white men came, the early attempts by Indians and whites to share the land, the irreconcilable conflicts, and the eventual confinement of the Indians to the reservations
Grammar rock( Visual )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rock music lyrics and cartoon characters to introduce parts of speech. For primary grades
The Peasant's pea patch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tall tale from Russian folklore carries the message that although life can be difficult (the cranes devoured the peasant's pea crop), humanity somehow manages not only to survive, but to survive with good spirit
Merrily we roll along by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an informal history of the automobile, as told by Groucho Marx. It covers societal change, the environmental consequences of technological change, the development of major new industries, and the resultant problems of air pollution, noise, and congestion. The film careens to a climax dramatizing the comic possibilities of the auto with sequences from old Keystone Kops features
The Case of the missing chickcows adding positive and negative integers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated story that introduces pairing as a procedure for adding positive and negative integers. For elementary grades
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Two French Air Corps officers, one an aristocrat, are shot down and captured during World War I. In spite of their different class backgrounds, they are drawn together in escape attempts. The aristocrat sacrifices his own chances in order to aid his companions' escape
 
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Alternative Names
Xerox Education Publications. Xerox Films

Languages
English (76)

French (1)