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Fables and Fantasy 2

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A collection of children's films. The North Wind and the Sun: A Fable by Aesop: A classic fable about force versus persuasion. (2 min. 53 sec.). Fine Feathers: A bluejay and a loon who have decided that they prefer leaves to their own feathers soon discover the impracticality of their choices (5 min. 23 sec.). Blackberry Subway Jam: Based on a book by Robert N. Munsch, this is the story of a young boy who must battle bureaucracy and disbelieving adults when a computer error turns his apartment into a subway station (8 min. 19 sec.). Mr. Frog Went A-Courting: The centuries-old folksong, animated by Evelyn Lambart (4 min. 31 sec.). A Chairy Tale: The impromptu revolt of a kitchen chair that refuses to be sat upon provokes laughter and pathos in this award-winning McLaren film (9 min. 50 sec.). The Hoarder: A greedy bluejay takes whatever his beak can grasp and carry. Even the sun is unsafe (7 min. 35 sec.). The Story of Cinderella: The classic fairy tale as drawn and narrated by grade-five schoolchildren (7 min.). The Peep Show: The voyage of self-discovery of a little chicken from the time he hatches (8 min. 47 sec.).

1988, 54 min 14 s

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