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A selection of films to support English language teaching and training, this compilation includes: The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse: Based on the Aesop fable, this tale of two mice with different lifestyles suggests that it is far better to live simply and in peace than to live in luxury amidst danger (5 min. 25 sec.); Has Anybody Seen My Umbrella?: The story of a prince who meets Cinderella at his birthday party ball; when she loses her glass slipper, he cannot read her name on it (10 min. 10 sec.); I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly: By the time this song ends, the old lady has swallowed much more than a fly (5 min. 30 sec.); Blackberry Subway Jam: The story of a young boy with a major problem--his apartment has become a subway station (8 min. 19 sec.); The Boy and the Snow Goose: When a young boy nurses an injured snow goose back to health, a friendship that endures migratory separations is formed (10 min. 32 sec.); and Lord of the Sky: In this animated environmental parable, we find a people living in harmony with nature, until carelessness plunges the world into darkness and a boy must journey to the spirit world to save his village (12 min. 57 sec.).

1992, 54 min 06 s

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