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Texture Films, inc

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Works: 152 works in 243 publications in 1 language and 773 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Drama  History  Fiction  Biography  Folklore  Juvenile works  Case studies  Legends  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PN1997, 324.4
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Publications about Texture Films, inc
Publications by Texture Films, inc
Most widely held works about Texture Films, inc
 
Most widely held works by Texture Films, inc
King a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis ( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Follows the career of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 until his death by assassination in Memphis in 1968 using newsreel and television coverage, excerpts from his speeches and interviews with those who knew him best. The film also serves as a record of the turbulent history of the civil rights movement in America during that period
A Jury of her peers by Sally Heckel( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Adapted from a story written by Susan Glaspell in 1917, this dramatization uses the murder of a farmer as the backdrop for exploring the oppression, isolation, and desperation of a farm woman in 1905 rural America. When the farmer's wife is accused of the murder and arrested, two women, her neighbors, must decide whether to reveal incriminating evidence against her
The wave ( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Based on the experience of a high-school history class in April, 1967, in Palo Alto, Calif. Explores what happened when a teacher started a Nazi-like movement called The Wave in his history class to show the students the effects of such a movement
Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott( visu )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Uses animation to tell the tale of the Acoma Pueblo Indians about a boy's search for his father, entailing his voyage on an arrow to the Sun, trials he undergoes in the sky village until he is recognized by his father, the Lord of the Sun, and his return to Earth to spread the Sun's warm delights
King Montgomery to Memphis ( visu )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A chronicle of the struggle for racial equality and justice from 1955 to 1968
The quiet one ( visu )
3 editions published between 1948 and 1977 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
An award-winning documentary filmed on the streets of Harlem in the late 1940's which shows the devasting psychological effects of life in the ghetto on a ten-year-old boy named Donald. Abandoned by his parents, Donald lives a quiet life of despair until he is sent to Wiltwyck School for Boys for psychiatric care
Multicultural tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Expose your students to three diverse cultures by showing them the folktales told by each. They include Anansi the Spider, from Ghana, The Magic Tree, from the Congo, and Arrow to the Sun, from the Acoma Pueblo Indians
A Portrait of the artist as a young man by James Joyce( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Presents the childhood, adolescence, and early manhood of an Irish poet-scholar. Filmed in Ireland
About sex ( visu )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In the first half of the film Angel Martinez, a youth program consultant for New York City's Planned Parenthood, conducts a discussion with teenagers about the biological and psychological aspects of sex. In the second half of the film Angel Martinez discusses sexual fantasies, homosexuality, body growth, masturbation, abortion, and love
The Great cover up ( visu )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Uses live action and animation to present observations about dress, including its significance as a means of self-expression, its role as part of the total design of an age, and the way in which it reflects prevailing political and social issues
The Godly community ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Modern-day players, living the life-style of Pilgrims, reenact 1627 Plimouth Plantation for tourists in Plymouth, Mass
The Wave ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A high school teacher drills his students on ideas of power, discipline, and superiority to illustrate the development of attitudes such as those that allowed Germans to deny responsibility for genocide under the Nazis. Intened to stimulate thinking among those who maintain that "it can't happen here."
My hands are the tools of my soul art and poetry of the American Indian ( visu )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Shows American Indian artists at work and examines their carvings, pottery, song, and dance in relation to their society
Islam, the prophet and the people ( visu )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Traces the history and growth of the Islamic faith in the Middle East and describes the basic beliefs of Muslims today
Dogs, cats & rabbits ( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Please don't hit me, mom" ( visu )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Uses a dramatization about a case of suspected child abuse to present this difficult issue in an understanding manner. Stresses that the abusive parent is not a hideous criminal, but a troubled person who needs help and is not able to handle problems alone. Provides insights into the reasons behind child abuse and gives concrete information on what to do about suspected child abuse
Clarence and Angel ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A story about two boys in a Harlem grade school, the world around them, and the unexpected way in which they become friends. When Clarence is banished from the classroom, he meets Angel, who begins to teach him to read
Zebras ( visu )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
An animated film about two zebras who misplace one of their stripes and about the adventures they experience in recovering it. For elementary grades
The owl and the pussycat ; and, Little birds by Deborah Healy( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
An animated version of two famous nonsense rhymes, The owl and the pussy-cat by Edward Lear and Little birds by Lewis Carroll
Documentary ( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Presents major sequences from some of the world's classic documentary films, including Nanook of the North, Triumph of the will, Night and fog, and Harlan County, U.S.A. Also traces various subject themes and cinematic movements in documentary filmmaking
 
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