WorldCat Identities

Platt, Janice

Overview
Works: 28 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Originator
Classifications: D743.23, 791.457
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janice Platt
Miracle at Moreaux ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, three Jewish children fleeing Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school run by Sister Gabrielle, who with her students devises a dangerous plan to help the children reach the border--and freedom
The olden days coat ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 10-year-old girl goes to her grandmother's house for Christmas and discovers and old coat in a closet that sends her back in time. Includes bonus CD: Christmas in the Old Country
Holiday 4-film collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four heartwarming tales that will fill you with nostalgia. Relive your favorite Christmas memories from trips to Grandma's house, to performing in holiday concerts
John Cat ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of conflict between helping another and protecting personal interests. Two young Indians come to John Cat's aid. Yet in a separate incident, he argues with them over helping an injured boy, afraid of being accused
Holiday collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What I did for love: It's one catastrophe after another when a blundering L.A. lawyer finally meets his fiancée's rural family
The Trumpeter by Thomas Raddall( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Nova Scotia in 1798, this video tells the story of a young woman named Thankful Rogers, who is operating her father's ferry across a small river when she learns that the Duke of Kent and his entourage are on their way and will want to use the ferry. The Duke's visit leads to Thankful finding a husband for herself
Mortimer Griffin and Shalinsky ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shalinsky, an eccentric Jewish intellectual, believes that Mortimer, a college lecturer, is secretly a Jew who has changed his name. Shalinsky's harassment of Mortimer leads to a surprisingly amusing conclusion
All the years by Morley Callaghan( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Al, raised alone by his mother, who resists the passage into maturity. Showing no sense of responsibility at the age of nineteen, Al is fired from his job for stealing. Saved from arrest by his mother's brave intervention, Al finally sees clearly and makes the move toward adulthood
The Sight by Brian Moore( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A half-hour drama based on a short story by Brian Moore in which a rich and arrogant lawyer gradually becomes a pathetic figure when he comes to believe that his elderly housekeeper has supernatural powers that will allow her to predict the date of his death
The trumpeter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction. Ce film est tiré d'une série consacrée à des adaptations cinématographiques de nouvelles canadiennes-anglaises connues. Adaptation d'une nouvelle de Thomas H. Raddall. En 1789, en Nouvelle-Écosse, une jeune femme nommée Thankful Rogers rêve d'avoir un mari qui va l'aider à s'occuper de sa ferme. Elle opère aussi un traversier sur une petite rivière. Elle apprend que le duc de Kent et son entourage sont en route pour utiliser le traversier. Cette nouvelle lui donne l'espoir de trouver un mari. Avec Diana Fajrajsl, Ron Lea, David Conner
I know a secret ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a young girl who believes that she was exchanged at birth for the daughter of a local peddler
The Painted door ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gripping drama about love, infidelity, tragedy and regret. During a blizzard on the Prairies, Anne stays alone in the farmhouse while her husband John goes to aid his father. Their neighbour, Stephen comes to help Anne and spends the night when John does not return
A Sick call by Morley Callaghan( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A priest confronts self-doubt and guilt over an incident wherein he violates his own moral principles. The film is based on a short story by Morley Callaghan
To set our house in order by Margaret Laurence( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In coming to grips with previously well-concealed information about the death of her uncle in World War I, and the emotional upheaval it continues to cause her family, a young girl begins to question the benevolence of God and the order in God's world. Based on the short story by margaret Laurence
The Cap by Morley Callaghan( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Steve who meets his baseball idol who gives Steve his baseball cap. Shows how the boy's unemployed father sells the cap but realizes his weakness and attempts to explain himself. Depicts a father's struggle for dignity and a son's unwillingness to let go of childhood
Caroline ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To her grandfather, young Caroline's Indian mother disgraced her heritage when she married a white man. Alone on her first visit to her Indian grandparents, she is bitterly rejected by him. Through her own initiative she gains acceptance by the local children and finally wins the love and respect of her grandfather
One's a heifer by Sinclair Ross( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program revolves around 13-year-old Peter and his attempts to recapture two calves that strayed during a storm. His search brings him in contact with a suspicious-acting farmer who Peter believes is hiding the missing calves in his barn
Miracle at Moreaux ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
During World War II, three Jewish children fleeing Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school run by Sister Gabrielle, who with her students devises a dangerous plan to help the children reach the border--and freedom
John Cat by W. P Kinsella( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two young Native Canadians rescue another Native, John Cat, who has been beaten in a tavern brawl. The following day, however, John Cat prevents his rescuers from helping a Native boy they find injured by the roadside, arguing that the police will accuse them of having hurt the boy
A Good tree by David Walker( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
During the Christmas holiday season, three young children discover that their eccentric old neighbour, Mr. Horner, whom they have always considered an ogre and a scrooge, does have a heart after all; the old man discovers the kids are not the hooligans he thought they were
 
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