WorldCat Identities

Munro, Grant

Overview
Works: 74 works in 126 publications in 2 languages and 371 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Short films  Drama  Interviews  Experimental films  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Biography  Pixilated animation films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, ani, Author, Animator , Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.436
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Grant Munro
 
Most widely held works by Grant Munro
Cut-up : the films of Grant Munro( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Munro classics like Three Blind Mice, Two Bagatelles, Christmas Cracker, Toys, The Animal Movie and the amazing pixilated masterpiece Neighbours--1953's Oscar winner for Best Short Film. Also included are hilarious live-action films as well as two "lost" Grant Munro and Norman McLaren collaborations
Neighbours by Norman McLaren( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates a parable about two neighbours who fight over the possession of a flower that grows on the line where their properties meet. Here McLaren uses animation technique with live actors
The animal movie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the how and why of animal adaptation with a little boy who meets one animal after another and tries to imitate the movement peculiar to each
My financial career( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An animated cartoon film from Stephen Leacock's witty account of a young man's first brush with banking. When he goes to make his deposit he is so over-awed by the institution that nothing he intends to say comes out right."--Container
Toys by McGraw-Hill Text-Films( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the effects of modern war toys on children in a fantasy about a deadly battle fought by war toys in a Christmas store window
Animal movie by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores, through animation, vertebrate animals walking, running, jumping, swimming and flying. Compares the animals' activities with those of children
Animated motion by Norman McLaren( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demystifies the art of animation for the novice animator. Analyzes the categories of tempo as they apply to motion and to changes of light, tone, texture, and color
The Magical Eye( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced during the National Film Board of Canada's fiftieth anniversary year, this film features clips from feature films and documentaries, experimental and animated film classics, with interviews with NFB filmmakers past and present, and incisive commentary from film critics and historians on the role and influence of the NFB during its first half-century of existence
One Little Indian( Visual )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A puppet film about traffic safety rules, presented through the story of a little Indian boy who pays his first visit to a big city
My financial career( Visual )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated cartoon film from Stephen Leacock's account of one man's attempt to deposit his money in the bank
Les Animaux en marche by Grant Munro( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film d'animation sur les animaux et leurs moyens de se mouvoir. Un garçonnet essaie, sans trop de succès, d'imiter les mouvements de divers animaux, jusqu'à ce qu'un autre enfant le prenne dans sa machine magique et le libère de son milieu
Animated Motion: Part 5( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McLaren discusses the element of change in the amount and colour of light within and otherwise static screen in animation techniques
McLaren: civil servant as artist, 1976-1978( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of films made by Norman McLaren and Grant Munro from 1976- 1978, films on animation techniques including: demonstrations of tempo; constant, accelerated and decelerated moion; zero and irregular motion; composite motion, where two types of motion occur simultaneously in one action; change in the amount and colour of light within an otherwise static screen
Two bagatelles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two short animated films using live characters: the first is set to electronic music; the second, to an old-fashioned calliope
Ashes of Doom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "thriller" of the evils of cigarette smoking, set in a Gothic boudoir. A young woman lights up one cigarette after another. The clock strikes twelve, wind from the balcony door blows out the candles and a vampire stands in the doorway. As he approaches her, she still finds time to light up another cigarette. The vampire bends over the woman to find nourishment and, as he backs away, he gasps his last breath amidst a puff of smoke. A clever statement on an important problem
See you in the funny papers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is a personal profile of Lynn Johnston, the witty, articulate Canadian cartoonist who has captured a large and devoted audience with her internationally syndicated comic strip For Better or For Worse. She talks of her career, and of juggling fame and fortune with her role as wife and mother. The film affords a glimpse of the real lives that feed the comic strip--before they hit the funny papers. (Awards: Athens; Ohio.)
Norman McLaren, Norman McLaren( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the creative process and techniques of Norman McLaren, artist, cinematographer and animator; includes excerpts from McLaren's film vaults, interviews and narration
Christmas Cracker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program consists of two animated shorts. In the first, two figures dance to the tune of Jingle bells. In the second, an animated figure decorating a Christmas tree has a difficult time determining what to put on top of the tree. He takes a spaceship to get a star and brings it back, only to have the star escape; so, he cuts out a paper star instead
Animated Motion: Part 4( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composite motion, where two of the categories of motion occur simultaneously in one action, is explained and illustrated, as are the motions of jointed or pivoted parts (as occur in animal and human movement). The phenomenon of strobing is also examined
Animated motion( Visual )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of films designed for the student of animation. Part two deals with the constant, acceleration and deceleration aspects of motion
 
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Alternative Names
Grant Munro Canadees animator

Grant Munro Canadian animator and filmmaker

Munro, William G.P. 1923-

Languages
English (49)

French (13)