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Mason, Bill 1929-1988

Overview
Works: 207 works in 456 publications in 2 languages and 5,816 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Drama  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer , Film editor, Photographer, Performer, 9pu, Translator, Producer, Composer, Scenarist
Classifications: GV783, 797.122
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Bill Mason, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bill Mason
Path of the paddle by Bill Mason ( Book )
38 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the basics of canoeing alone or with a partner and demonstrates advanced techniques for navigating rapids, coping with accidents, and portaging
Death of a star ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On February 23, 1987, a young Canadian astronomer witnessed one of the most violent cosmic events since the creation of the universe - a supernova - the gargantuan explosion resulting when a star blows itself apart. Nova covers this fast breaking story as astronomers from all over the world study the historic event
Paddle to the sea ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and French and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Native American boy carves a small wooden man into a canoe. Follows the adventures of the tiny craft as it forges its own path from Lake Superior through the Great Lakes and down to the Atlantic Ocean. A thrilling journey across the waves and rapids of North America
Ants little creatures who run the world by Bill Mason ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peer into the world of ants with sociobiologist Edward O. Wilson to understand why some people consider ants the most successful life form on earth
Song of the paddle : an illustrated guide to wilderness camping by Bill Mason ( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little creatures who run the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unselfishness is the rule. Everything ants do is for their colony's good. This film explores the world of ant colonies
The Shape of things ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the geometric shapes found in nature and emphasizes that nature is constantly creating the same shapes
Bugs! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unknown world (60 min.) : Catches creepy crawlers in the act of hiding in your closet and lurking in your bed, then magnifies them to monster size
Cry of the wild by Bill Mason ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Bill Mason in his quest to understand the timber wolf. Mason captures on film, ever so gently, this powerful and compelling predator. This is a beautiful tribute to a mysterious and misundertood animal
Waterwalker by Bill Mason ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Mason canoes his way around northern Lake Superior waters with observations on the beauty and meaning of the natural resources
50 girls 50 : and other stories by Al Williamson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Path of the paddle solo basic : double basic ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video presentation of two 1977 Canadian films in the methods of paddling a canoe with one or two people
Path of the paddle solo whitewater : doubles whitewater by Bill Mason ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video presentation of two 1977 Canadian films on the techniques of white water canoeing with one or two people. Covers how to read the rapids and specific strokes to control the canoe
Song of the paddle ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Mason and his wife and two children take a canoeing vacation down a Lake Superior tributary, blending canoeing tips with a family adventure
Doubles Whitewater Path of the Paddle ( )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Running rapids will always be a calculated risk. But risk diminishes with skill and knowledge. In Doubles Whitewater, a film by famed canoeist Bill Mason, two canoeists paddling double demonstrate how to read the rapids, plan a course, and follow it in complete control of the boat, using the basic paddling strokes. The strokes can be used in endless combination to reduce the risk of whitewater canoeing and increase the sheer joy and exuberance of a whitewater run
When the wolves sang by Bill Mason ( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in French and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author's observations of wolves. Suitable grades 4 and up
The legends of acid jazz by Rusty Bryant ( )
2 editions published in 1998 and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Path of the paddle by Bill Mason ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This short film from canoeist Bill Mason shows how to read the rapids and plan a course and follow it, with complete control of the boat, using the basic paddling strokes. Running rapids will always be a calculated risk, but risk diminishes with skill and knowledge. The strokes can be used in endless combination to reduce the risks of whitewater canoeing and increase the sheer joy and exuberance
Death of a legend ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary film by Bill Mason is about wolves and the negative myths surrounding the animal. Examines the nature and plight of the wolf and relates it to the plight of other species of North American wildlife that have fallen afoul of predatory man and his technology. Exceptional footage portrays the wolf's life cycle and the social organization of the pack, as well as other film of caribou, moose, deer and buffalo. Mason later made a feature documentary on wolves (Cry of the Wild, 1973) that played theatrically throughout North America and earned $5 million at the box office
The Rise and fall of the Great Lakes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this short documentary from conservationist Bill Mason, he illustrates that although the Great Lakes have had their ups and downs, nothing has been harder to take than what humans have done to them lately. In the film, a lone canoeist lives through the changes of geological history, through Ice Age and flood, only to find himself in the end trapped in a sea of scum
 
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Alternative Names
Mason, William, 1929-1988
メイソン, ビル
Languages
English (172)
French (15)
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