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Canell, Marrin

Overview
Works: 71 works in 155 publications in 2 languages and 1,415 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Drama  Case studies  Diaries  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: PZ7.N6715, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Marrin Canell
Publications by Marrin Canell
Most widely held works by Marrin Canell
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend? Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does
Security threat ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
"This program weighs the pros and cons of real-time profiling systems, closed circut cameras in public places, smart ID cards, thermal imaging polygraphs, and other anti-terror technologies"--Container
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Leonard Maltin introduces each film in this collection of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada's library
Frankensteer ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
An exposé on Canada's cattle industry, driven by the economic incentives of agribusiness. Beef cattle are raised on huge feedlots which expose them to diseases, then treated with antibiotics and growth hormones
The bomb under the world ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
An ornately decorated elephant leads a parade through an Indian village, in a promotional campaign for soap. Consumer society is coming, and India's growing population looks for the same goods and a similar living standard as the West enjoys. Examines the consequences of Western-style consumerism in a large developing country
Legendary sin cities ( visu )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
"In the period between the first and second world wars, Paris, Berlin and Shanghai were notorious hot spots of sin and vice. Debauchery, brutality and corruption comingled with art, culture and political liberties"--Container
Living in slow motion ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
(Producer) Demonstrates two surgical procedures on separate individuals for Parkinson disease: stereotactic pallidotomy, and deep brain stimulation. Success improves the quality of life; but operation risks adverse results
Dying to win ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Winning a major athletic competition can mean millions of dollars for the athlete. As a result, some are giving in to the pressure to use a growing storehouse of drugs and medical tricks to improve their performance. "This documentary examines how athletes, coaches, doctors and officials function in the context of the apothecarial onslaught"--Container
Poundmaker's lodge a healing place ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 51 libraries worldwide
(Producer) Poundmaker's Lodge, named after a nineteenth-century Native leader, is a treatment center in St. Albert, Alberta, where Native people troubled by addiction to drugs and alcohol can come together for mutual support, to partake of healing rituals like the sweat lodge, and to rediscover their traditions. This film places Native alcoholism in its historical and socio-cultural contexts. It shows the despair of a people dispossessed of land, culture, language, and dignity, and their strength and courage in overcoming substance abuse
The Gods of our fathers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Charts the emergence of patriarchy in ancient history and counters the notion that male domination somehow represents a natural inevitable order. It questions the idea that the loss of women's social power was a global phenomenon accompanying the emergence of mass societies. The program points out that, as with slavery, we cannot afford to maintain such destructive behaviour
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more back-to-school stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend?: Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does. Bonus stories: The sweater: With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater. Many moons: Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon
Richard Cardinal cry from a diary of a Métis child by Alanis Obomsawin( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in French and English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Cardinal killed himself at the age of 17 after spending 13 years being shifted through a series of 28 different foster homes and shelters, often separated from his brothers and sisters. His death and the diary he left behind captured media attention and prompted reform of Alberta's child welfare system
The sweater by Roch Carrier( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In rural 1940s Quebec, a boy is mortified when his mother orders him a new hockey sweater from a catalogue, and due to a mix-up, he receives a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater instead of the sweater of his beloved Montreal Canadiens
The Human race ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
In this four-part documentary series shot on location in India, South Africa, Egypt, the United States and Mexico, historian and journalist Gwynne Dyer weighs the implications of the way we live together, the way we organize societies, and our complex relationship with the environment
Witness ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"This program weighs the pros and cons of real-time profiling systems, closed circut cameras in public places, smart ID cards, thermal imaging polygraphs, and other anti-terror technologies." (container)
Le Chandail ( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater
Whistling Smith ( file )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Sergeant Bernie "Whistling" Smith pounds the beat on Vancouver's east side--the hang-out of petty criminals, down-and-outs, and a variety of unsavory characters. His policing is unorthodox. To many a drug user, petty thief, or young woman drawn into prostitution, he is more than the iron hand of the law, he is also counsellor and friend. Here is a revealing insight into one side of big-city life and a tough cop with a big heart
Escaping from history ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Mexico City, the most polluted and fastest growing city on the planet, is a sobering foretaste of what may await us all. Looking at the effects of industrialization on Mexico, and the impact of its development on the rest of the world, this program finds reasons for optimism. But it's a tough equation: for the Third World to have more, the First World will have to get used to having less
The sweater ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater
No place to hide ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Private corporations call it "dataveillance." With every swipe of the card, the consumer releases yet another bit of information to a data bank that can create a personal profile at the request of market managers, credit agencies and government agencies. E-mail? Fax? Telephone? Once given, no information is resistant to anonymous collection. The usage and release of personal information is left to the discretion of the collector. This program details how we are no longer in control of our privacy
 
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English (68)
French (10)
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