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Churchill Films

Works: 946 works in 1,930 publications in 1 language and 15,607 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Children's films  Motion pictures  Animated films  Puppet films 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7, 791.4372
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Publications about Churchill Films
Publications by Churchill Films
Most widely held works by Churchill Films
The mouse and the motorcycle by Beverly Cleary( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
Uses live-action and dimensional animation to present the story of a young boy who is saved from a boring weekend in a run-down hotel by a motorcycle-loving mouse who leads him on a series of exciting adventures
Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary( visu )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Runaway Ralph: Beverly Cleary's beloved, daring mouse comes to life in the third installment of the best selling series. Join Ralph on a string of adventures after he runs away from home at the Mountain View Inn and makes a new friend
Curious George by H. A Rey( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Curious George comes to America: Join the man with the yellow hat as he meets George in the jungle and decides to bring him to the city. George doesn't mean any harm, but his shipboard antics soon get him into trouble. Based on the character of Curious George created by Margret and H.A. Rey. Frog and Toad together: Join Frog and Toad as they learn about patience, willpower, and the importance of friendship. Frog and Toad are friends: Frog and Toad learn showing what it really means to be true friends
Ralph S. Mouse --and more exciting animal adventure stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin. "Stanley and the Dinosaurs" features the adventures of Stanley, a caveman who likes to garden and paint pictures. When Mother and Father Elephant are lost at sea, their elephant son is left all alone. But not for long. Old "Uncle Elephant," who has more wrinkles than the beach has sand, makes a new home for his young nephew
Danny and the dinosaur --and more friendly "monster" stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
Frog and Toad are friends by Arnold Lobel( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Includes five familar tales of Frog and Toad. Shows how the animation in the award-winning film was achieved. Demonstrates how the characters were sculpted, the synchronization of arm and leg movement, as well as matching lip movements to the sound tract
Stories about Ralph S. Mouse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
In "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" Ralph makes a friend. Stuck at a hotel for the weekend, Kevin lets Ralph borrow his toy motorcycle, and while out for a spin Ralph has a series of exciting adventures. Ralph returns for "Runaway Ralph" wherein he runs away from his home at the Mountain View Inn. But the Happy Acres Summer Camp is not what Ralph has in mind - lucky for him, his friend Garf is a friend indeed. In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Presents the further adventures of a motorcycle-riding mouse who goes to school and becomes the instigator of an investigation of rodents and the peacemaker for two lonely boys
Mouse soup ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
In this animated musical film, Mouse gets snatched up by a hungry Weasel who is determined to make him into soup. Mouse weaves one tale after another - all leading to his escape
Frog and Toad together by Arnold Lobel( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Presents animated adaptations of four of the Frog and Toad stories, illustrating the importance of patience, trust, willpower, and friendship
Printing transforms knowledge by James Burke( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Describes the transformation of the medieval world, which had to rely largely on memorized knowledge and the spoken word, when Gutenberg discovered printing. Covers the increase in literacy, the secularization of learning, and the acceleration and systematization of knowledge. Also discusses the contribution that printing made to the Protestant Reformation and the beginnings of nationalism
Darwin's revolution by James Burke( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Shows the development of one of our cultural attitudes: that change is a part of nature, and that we can manipulate it to our own uses. This attitude is traced to Darwin and his predecessors
Science revises the heavens ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Deals with advances made during the Scientific Revolution, including Copernicus's explanation that the heavens do not revolve around the earth, Galileo's exploration of the acceleration of falling objects, and Newton's theories, and examines the bitter conflict that these ideas caused within the Catholic Church
Scientific imagination in the Renaissance by James Burke( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Shows the startling changes that grew out of the study of Arab optics. From the discovery of perspective geometry came new painting and architecture, the ability to measure at a distance and to map the world, and the confidence that allowed Columbus to cross the Atlantic. Above all the new knowledge led to a new individualism
The Factory and marketplace revolution by James Burke( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins of the Industrial Revolution and the resulting growth of urbanization, the creation of the factory system and an industrial working class, and the exploitation of the planet
It started with the Greeks ( visu )
7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Explains how the questioning, rational attitude of the ancient Greeks has continued through the centuries in the West and has led to constantly changing knowledge and discovery, thus creating conflict between these changes and inherently conservative institutions. Also discusses the thesis of the series that particularly important developments in the history of Western thought have produced corresponding changes in who we are
AIDS, what everyone needs to know ( visu )
19 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Using live action, animation, and cinemicrography, provides an introduction to acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Tells how the AIDS virus destroys the immune system's ability to protect the body from various diseases, describes how the virus is, and is not, transmitted and explains how to protect oneself from contracting the disease. Includes commentary by Michael Gottlieb and other recognized specialists
The New physics Newton revised by James Burke( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Deals with the new era of scientific inquiry that started around 1800 with the study of the properties of electricity. Reviews advances in the study of magnetism and its relation to electricity, light, and subatomic particles. Also discusses the confusion between science and technology and the layman's essentially commonsense Newtonian view of the world while the scientific world is actually relative and uncertain
Changing knowledge, changing reality by James Burke( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Points out that today's truth will be superseded as our scientific knowledge changes and questions whether moving from one stage of knowledge to another is really progress. Poses the questions: Is knowledge itself only what we make it? Should we find room for tolerance of other cultures' views of knowledge?
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controlled identity Churchill-Wexler Film Productions

Churchill Films, Los Angeles.
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