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Xerox Films

Overview
Works: 336 works in 513 publications in 2 languages and 952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Music  War films  Christmas films  Made-for-TV movies  Animated films  Prison films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Xerox Films
The Weird number( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 31 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. For elementary grades
Cricket in Times Square by George Selden( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 25 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 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Marceau pantomimes a fable which is intended to promote international cooperation, good will, and understanding. Filmed in Formello, Italy
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
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
The Most marvelous cat( Visual )

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

An animated story set to the music of Mozart about a music-loving cat named Johann Sebastian who goes to the city to earn rent money. For elementary grades
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
The Indians by Adam Hart-Davis( 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
Navajo girl( Visual )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 16 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 Seventh mandarin( Visual )

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

Adapted from the book of the same title by Jane Yolen, with pictures by Ed Young, which tells a 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
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

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

An animated presentation of Dickens' classic Christmas ghost story, in which Ebenezer Scrooge discovers the joy of giving. Reveals what motivates people and how they cope with their life situations
School house 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
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated version of the tale from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book about a courageous mongoose who thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, cobras who live in the garden
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 about a farmer who wants to get rid of some birds that are ruining his crop
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 the impact the automobile had on America during the transition from horse and buggy to horseless carriage, roughly between 1900 and World War I
The strange story of the frog who became a prince( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated, based on Elinor Horwitz's book of the same title
The Case of the missing chickcows : adding positive and negative integers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 11 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

In this classic tale of adventure, duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape
 
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Alternative Names
Xerox Education Publications. Xerox Films

Languages
English (72)

French (1)