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Daly, Tom 1918-2011

Overview
Works: 195 works in 446 publications in 2 languages and 3,065 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  History  Nonfiction films  Biography  Short films  Drama  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Producer, Conceptor, Film editor, Author
Classifications: PZ8.3.Z34, 782.42083
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Most widely held works about Tom Daly
 
Most widely held works by Tom Daly
The wheels on the bus : --and more sing along favorites by Paul O Zelinsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 574 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
Eskimo artist : Kenojuak( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary shows how an Inuit artist's drawings are transferred to stone, printed and sold. Kenojuak Ashevak became the first woman involved with the printmaking co-operative in Cape Dorset
The living stone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 150 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
Wuxing people's commune by Boyce Richardson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 134 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
North China factory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 125 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
Paul Tomkowicz : street-railway switchman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 119 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
World in action( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short 1943 documentary from the World in Action series zooms in on Benito Mussolini, the politician and National Fascist Party leader who led Italy into World War II. Examining his confused dictatorship, the film reveals the political and military dilemma of the impoverished Italian people as Mussolini goes down to defeat and is finally ousted, on 25 July 1943
Action : the October Crisis of 1970 by Robin Spry( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 76 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.)
Stravinsky by Fausto Vitaliano( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 64 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
Sad song of yellow skin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 63 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
The man from planet X( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 59 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
Circle of the Sun( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures one of the last gatherings of Blood Indians of Alberta celebrating the passing glory of their tribe. Includes views of Indian life in Canada today, showing the herding of cattle, the bonecracking rodeo, and the roughnecks round the oil camps
Lismer by Arthur Lismer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the work of Arthur Lismer, founding member of the Group of Seven, and emphasized his contribution to art education and to contemporary Canadian painting. Shows how students at the Montreal Children's Art Center, through his teaching, learn the independence of creative self-expression. Calls attention to features personality as an artist through his interpretations of the Canadian landscape
Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee = En célébration du Jubilé de Diamant de la Reine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cette édition spéciale met en valeur le documentaire de l'Office national du film du Canada Le portrait, lequel suit l'artiste torontois Phil Richards pendant la création du portrait officiel de sa Majesté la reine Elizabeth II, commandé par le Canada à l'occasion de son Jubilé de diamant. Outre Le portrait, réalisé par le candiat aux Oscars Hubert Davis, cette édition spéciale propose deux classiques de l'ONF sur la famille royale, soit Voyage royal (1951) et Canada au couronnement (1953)."--Dos du boîtier
Varley by Allan Wargon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, Varley returns to his studio in Toronto after a sketching trip. The camera moves about his studio, selecting examples of his canvasses and watching him begin a new one
Nobody waved goodbye : eVideo]( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of teenage conflict--the predicament of a youth who rebels against his parents' middle-class goals and conventions but finds the world, away from home and high school, a cold place to go it alone. Ideals are no defense when the need for money leads to shady practices. This feature film is a study of the sources of delinquency in an affluent society, mirroring many of the problems and frustrations of young people. (Awards: London; Mannheim; Addis Ababa; New York.)
Universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A triumph of film art, creating on the screen a vast, awe-inspiring picture of the universe as it would appear to a voyager through space, this film was among the sources used by Stanley Kubrick in his 2001: A Space Odyssey . Realistic animation takes you into far regions of space, beyond the reach of the strongest telescope, past Moon, Sun, and Milky Way into galaxies yet unfathomed
Corral by Colin Low( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 35 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
My financial career( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated cartoon film from Leacock's witty account of a young man's first brush with banking. When he goes to make his deposit, he is so rattled by the institution that nothing he intends to say comes out right
Free fall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free Fall is made of film trimmings assembled to make wry comment on modern man and his world. It suggests a surrealist dream of mankind's fall from grace into banality
 
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Alternative Names
Daly, Thomas Cullen 1918-

Daly, Thomas Cullen, 1918-2011

Tom Daly Canadees filmproducent (1918-2011)

Tom Daly Canadees filmproducent, filmeditor en filmregisseur

Tom Daly kanadischer Filmproduzent, Filmeditor und Filmregisseur

Tom Daly kanadischer Filmproduzent, Regisseur und Cutter

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