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Verrall, David

Overview
Works: 121 works in 217 publications in 2 languages and 3,774 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Children's films  Short films  Drama  Folklore  Fiction  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Verrall
A collection of 2006 Academy Award nominated short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short films nominated for the 79th annual Academy Awards, including the winning live action short and the winning animated short
The wheels on the bus --and more sing along favorites( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to live with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Dem bones: a skeleton band sings this well-known song based on the African-American spiritual. Over the meadow: A version of an old counting song for children is filled with the beauty and wonder of meadow life. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly: Sung by the legendary Burl Ives, this old lady ends up swallowing much more than just the fly
Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But will Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere give Hippo permission to do so? The Tender Tale Of Cinderella Penguin: Ciinderella Penguin loses her magic flipper as she runs to meet her midnight deadling, but all ends well when Prince Charming finds the right webbed foot
The Tibetan book of the dead a way of life ; the great liberation by Leonard Cohen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary containing remarkable footage of the rites and liturgies surrounding and following the death of a Ladakhi elder. The Dalai Lama explains his own feelings about death, while other scenes within a palliative care hospice in San Francisco depict the use of the texts to counsel dying patients
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend? Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Maltin introduces each film in this collection of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada's library
Jaime Lo, small and shy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jaime Lo, a shy Chinese-Canadian girl, observes the world around her through her drawings. When Jaime's father is sent to Hong Kong for a year-long work assignment, Jaime must use her creativity to cope with his absence. This story offers us a lighthearted glimpse into a common dilemma that many immigrant families face, where one parent must work overseas in order to provide for the rest of the family back home
When the day breaks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After witnessing the accidental death of a stranger, Ruby the Pig seeks affirmation in the city around her and finds it in surprising places. This animated film illuminates the links which connect our urban lives, while evoking the promise and fragility of a new day
My grandmother ironed the King's shirts( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One particular story that Torill Kove's grandmother told her about ironing the shirts for the King of Norway is told in this animated film
Maq and the spirit of the woods( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short animated film for children tells the story of a Mi'gmaq boy named Maq who hopes to impress his grandfather with his new carving. Part of the Talespinners Collection
Victoria Bridge the 8th wonder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this short film, a collection of images create a colourful collage depicting the construction and opening of Montreal's Victoria Bridge. Considered an engineering marvel at the time, it was the first bridge to span the St. Lawrence River, connecting Montreal to the South Shore by rail
Canada vignettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This animated short is a take on the As Seen on TV commercials, or the K-Tel ads of yesteryear. In this version, the ad attempts to sell an electronic device that allows one to speak fluent, effortless French
The sweater by Roch Carrier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater
Norman McLaren by Donald McWilliams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Creative Process, director Donald McWilliams demystifies the process of artistic creation. Drawing on McLaren's private film vaults --a gold mine of experimental footage and uncompleted films--McWilliams explores McLaren's methods and his daring forays into animated surrealism. He reveals sources of McLaren's creativity, showing how they were transformed into cinema.--In Selected Films, 14 works reflect the stunning diversity of Norman M'cLaren's moviemaking interests and works. Titles include: Neighbours, Begone Dull Care, Pas de deux, Boogie-Doodle, Synchromy, Mosaic, A Phantasy, Blinkity Blank, Le Merle, Lines-Horizontal, A Chairy Tale, Animated Motion: Part 5, New York Lightboard Record and Narcissus.--DVDs' container
Animation greats!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a collection of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more back-to-school stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend?: Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does. Bonus stories: The sweater: With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater. Many moons: Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon
Kaiyu's waiting : an Aboriginal story by Maureen Watson( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the family life of a young, modern-day Aboriginal girl. The series is designed to encourage children's awareness about modern Australian society and social issues
Village of Idiots( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weary of daily life in his native village of Chelm, Shmendrik sets out on a quest for knowledge that brings him to a new Chelm, a place remarkably like the old Chelm. Adapted from a Jewish folk tale, Village of Idiots is the story of Shmendrik's new life and its uncanny closeness to his old life; offering a funny take on our tendency to romanticize what we don't have
Creative Process: Norman McLaren by Donald McWilliams( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on McLaren's private film vaults, a gold mine of experimental footage and uncompleted films, McWilliams explores McLaren's methods, including his celebrated "pixillation" technique, and his daring forays into animated surrealism. He reveals sources of McLaren's creativity and shows how they were transformed into cinema. (Also produced in a short version of 52 min. 10 sec. under the same title, title code: 111C 0190 134.)
The Magical Eye( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights 50 years of film production at the National Film Board of Canada
 
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