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Daly, Tom 1918-

Overview
Works: 264 works in 492 publications in 3 languages and 2,480 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Drama  Interviews  Biography  Humor  Humorous stories  Art  Legends  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Conceptor, Actor, Film editor
Classifications: PZ8.3.Z34, 782.42083
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Daly
The wheels on the bus --and more sing along favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 618 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
Wuxing people's commune by Boyce Richardson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recent changes in Chinese economy and society make this film an especially valuable portrayal of life and labor in the countryside in 1978. The 14,500 peasants on Wuxing People's Commune in North China produced enough food in that year to satisfy most of their needs on just 3,000 acres
Stravinsky by Wolf Koenig ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At eighty years of age, Stravinsky reminisces about his life and career, during a trip with his wife to Hamburg, and a recording session of his Symphony of Psalms
Action the October crisis of 1970 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long and thoughtful look at those desperate days of October 1970, when Montréal awaited the outcome of FLQ terrorist acts. This film puts the October Crisis in the long perspective of history. Compiled from news and other films, it shows independence movements past and present, and their leaders; it reflects the mingled relief, dismay, defiance, when the Canadian army came to Montréal; and it shows how political leaders viewed the intervention. (Awards: Nyon; Chicago; Niagara-on-the Lake.)
The man from planet X ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien arrives on Earth to seek help for his dying planet, but he is confronted with hostility. Takes place on a lonely Scottish island
City of gold by Pierre Berton ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nostalgic recollection of the Klondike gold rush in the winter of 1897-1898. The commentary by the well-known author and TV personality, Dawson Cityborn Pierre Berton, based largely on stories told to him by his father who spent 40 years in the Klondike, vividly recaptures the frenzied months when prospectors braved untold hardships in search of the elusive yellow metal. Live footage and vintage photographs help bring alive the men and women who made Yukon history
Circle of the sun ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictures one of the last gatherings of Blood Indians of Alberta celebrating the passing glory of the tribe. Includes views of Indian life in Canada today, showing the herding of cattle, the bone-cracking rodeo, and the roughneck's round of the the oil camps
Varley by Allan Wargon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of Frederick Varley, Canadian painter. Varley returns to his studio in Toronto after a sketching trip and the camera moves about the studio selecting examples of his canvasses and watching him begin a new one
Sad song of yellow skin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about the people of Saigon told through the experiences of three young American journalists who, in 1970, explored the consequences of war and of the American presence in Vietnam. It is not a film about the Vietnam War, but about the people who lived on the fringe of battle. The views of the city are arresting, but away from the shrines and the open-air markets lies another city, swollen with refugees and war orphans, where every inch of habitable space is coveted
Lismer by Allan Wargon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film looks at the work of Arthur Lismer, a member of the Group of Seven, emphasizing his contribution to art education and to Canadian art. At the Montreal Art Centre we see how children learn the independence of creative self-expression in art
Nobody waved goodbye ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18-year-old Peter is a "problematic" youth who wants his independence and freedom, yet his quest for individuality isn't always in line with what his parents expect from him. His mother wants him to go to college and become a lawyer, while his father wants him to just sustain a middle-class lifestyle. Peter is involved with a girl named Julie whom he loves. They have a plan to save money and leave their hometown behind. In his desperation, Peter steals money and a car from the car lot where he works. Once Julie sees how Peter has turned their plan into a criminal act, she doesn't want any part of it. Furthermore, she is pregnant. The film ends with Peter leaving Julie on the side of the road, with neither of them waving goodbye.--Duana Fullwiley, 11-94
Waiting for Fidel ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents a trip to Cuba by former Premier of Newfoundland, Joey Smallwood, Newfoundland-born broadcasting magnate, Geoff Stirling, and award-winning filmmaker, Michael Rubbo. Shows a country trying to be Communist
Very nice, very nice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Lipsett's first film is an avant-garde blend of photography and sound. It looks behind the business-as-usual face we put on life and shows anxieties we want to forget. It is made of dozens of pictures that seem familiar, with fragments of speech heard in passing and, between times, a voice saying, "Very nice, very nice." It was was critically acclaimed and plays frequently in festivals and film schools around the world
Corral by Colin Low ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Movement and music combine to tell a story, without words, of how a cowboy performs the task of roping and riding a high-spirited, half-broken horse
The living stone ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centers on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry camp
Sleep Talkin' Man by Karen Slavick-Lennard ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hutterites ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visit to a Hutterite colony in Alberta, providing a glimpse into their way of life. Explains that the Hutterites are strong in their rejection of what they regard as the false values of the world beyond their colony, and that the sect holds strictly to the creed laid down by their founder Jacob Hutter
North China factory ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
North China Factory gives the audience a chance to see a factory community in China where over six thousand workers process, spin, and weave raw cotton into eighty million meters of high-quality cloth per year. Also seen are the workers' residential, social, recreational and educational facilities, all of which are located on factory property. Highlights of the film are the retirement and wedding ceremonies in which factory management plays a major part. The film is an engrossing study of a lifestyle that is very different from that of the Western world
Eskimo artist Kenojuak ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film essay about Kenojuak, an Eskimo graphic artist who as a wife and mother makes her drawings when she is free of the duties of trail or camp. Discusses the sources of her inspiration and describes the means by which her stone prints are reproduced at the cooperative Art Centre of Cape Dorset on fine rice paper for sale in the galleries of the South
Paul Tomkowicz street railway switchman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this film, Paul Tomkowicz, Polish-born Canadian, talks about his job and his life in Canada. He compares his new life in the city of Winnipeg to the life he knew in Poland, marvelling at the freedom Canadians enjoy. In winter the rail-switches on streetcar tracks in Winnipeg froze and jammed with freezing mud and snow. Keeping them clean, whatever the weather, was the job of the switchman
 
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Alternative Names
Daly, Thomas Cullen, 1918-
Languages
English (103)
French (4)
Chinese (2)
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