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Canell, Marrin

Overview
Works: 76 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 1,540 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Children's films  Documentary films  Short films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Compilation television programs  Computer animation films  Science television programs 
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 357 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 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 127 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)
Frankensteer ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 111 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
Richard Cardinal : cry from the diary of a Metis Child ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
This short documentary is a moving tribute to Richard Cardinal, a Metis adolescent who committed suicide in 1984. Taken from his home at the age of 4 due to family problems, he spent the rest of his 17 short years moving in and out of 28 foster homes, group homes and shelters in Alberta. A sensitive, articulate young man, Richard Cardinal left behind a diary upon which this film is based
The bomb under the world ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Examines the implications of large developing countries like India adopting full-scale consumer economies. The program demonstrates how global economic forces and the mass media are changing the lives of people across India and throughout the third world
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Leonard Maltin hosts a program comprised of his favorite animation from the National Film Board of Canada's vast library
Legendary sin cities ( visu )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 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
The Gods of our fathers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 65 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
Richard Cardinal : cry from a diary of a Métis child by Alanis Obomsawin( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A moving tribute to Richard Cardinal, a Metis adolescent who committed suicide at 17, in 1984. Removed from his home at age 4 because of family problems, he was then moved between 28 foster homes, group homes and shelters in Alberta for the next 13 years. His diary upon which this film is based is a sad legacy of a troubled youth, his life and death, and Alberta's child welfare system. His death prompted an inquiry into and reform of Alberta's child welfare system
Investigative reports ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 44 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
Living in slow motion ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 44 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
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
The sweater by Roch Carrier( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 34 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 32 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
The human race ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 24 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
Le Chandail by Roch Carrier( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in French and English and held by 19 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
KJFG no. 5 ; The sweater ; When the bats are quiet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
KJFG no. 5: "Three "professional" musicians--the Bear, the Rabbit, and the Wolf--are practicing their art in the forest, when suddenly a hunter appears on the scene--"--Container. 520 The sweater: "Novelist Roch Carrier's most mortifying childhood memory--being forced by his mother to wear a rival hockey team's sweater to school--is brought to life"--Container
Escaping from history ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 19 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 animation show of shows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
v.21. Oktapodi: "A restaurant romance turns deadly when an octopus must save his lover from becoing sushi."--Container. Beton: "The day-to-day life of a military base is disrupted when a black kite appears in the sky behind its high walls"--Container. La memoria dei cani: "A child looks out and goes peek-a-boo, but there is no one behind the wall"--Container
Legendary Sin Cities : Berlin (Part 1 of 3) ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This "metropolis of vice" is given a vivid historical rendering. From the 1920s to the late 1930s, the city was a cauldron of debauchery and creativity, giving rise to the first institute devoted to the study of sex. With the destruction of the old political order, Berlin entered an era of chaos and hedonism. The country's bohemian writers, architects and political agitators gravitated towards Berlin's freewheeling culture. A legion of lesbians cultivated their own society as the city encouraged its denizens to play out their every whim. Meanwhile, a Nazi upsurge in the countryside foreshadows an end to the perpetual party
 
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English (70)
French (6)
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