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Where the wild things are [videorecording] : --and other Maurice Sendak stories / Weston Woods Studios, Inc.

Schindel, Morton. (Producer). Deitch, Gene. (Director). Riss, Sheldon. (Producer). Schickele, Peter. (Composer, Narrator). King, Carole, 1942- (Composer). Sendak, Maurice. (Director, Illustrator). Sendak, Maurice. Where the wild things are. (Added Author). Sendak, Maurice. Nutshell library. (Added Author). Sendak, Maurice. In the night kitchen. (Added Author). Krátký film. (Added Author). Weston Woods Studios. (Added Author). New Video Group. (Added Author). Scholastic Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0439502357
  • ISBN: 9780439502351
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 35 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Weston, Conn.] : Weston Woods, [2002?]
  • Distributor: Distributed by New Video.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Collective title from disc and menu screen.
Based on books written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Originally released as short films in 1973, 1976, 1987.
Extras: Getting to know Maurice Sendak (1985; ca. 6 min.) ; read along ; Where the wild things are (Spanish language version) ; trailer.
With Note:
MARCIVE 12/19/07
Formatted Contents Note:
Where the wild things are / Kratky Film-Prague for Weston Woods ; produced by Morton Schindel ; adapted and directed by Gene Deitch (1973 ; approximately 7 min.) -- The Nutshell kids / produced by Sheldon Riss ; directed by Maurice Sendak (1976 ; approximately 14 min.) -- In the night kitchen / produced for Weston Woods by Kratky Film-Praha ; adapted and directed by Gene Deitch ; (1987 ; approximately 7 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
[1st work] music & narration, Peter Schickele ; [2nd work] music by Carole King ; [3rd work] music, Angelo Michajlov ; narration, Peter Schickele.
Summary, etc.:
In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: recommended for ages 3-8.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English; includes Spanish language version of Where the wild things are.
Subject: Sendak, Maurice > Film and video adaptations.
Imagination in children > Juvenile films.
Music > Poetry > Juvenile films.
Noise > Juvenile films.
Poetry > Juvenile films.
Animated films.
Children's films.
Imagination > Drama.
Music > Drama.
Poetry > Drama.
Genre: Animated films.
Children's films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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