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The Resource American tall tales, Scholastic ; Weston Woods

American tall tales, Scholastic ; Weston Woods

Label
American tall tales
Title
American tall tales
Statement of responsibility
Scholastic ; Weston Woods
Title variation
John Henry ;
Title variation remainder
Swamp Angel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Henry, based on the famous African American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Swamp Angel, an original tall tale about Angelica Longrider, better known as Swamp Angel, the greatest woodswoman in Tennessee history. When a huge bear, Thundering Tarnation, can't control his bottomless appetite for settlers' grub, she musters up all her strength of body and heart to tackle him
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Crystal Taliefero ; Robert Reynolds and Scotty Huff
Dewey number
398.22
Language note
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson ; Allison Moorer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pinkney, Jerry
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Zelinsky, Paul O
  • Lester, Julius
  • Isaacs, Anne
  • Weston Woods Studios
  • Scholastic Productions
Runtime
33
Series statement
  • Caldecott collection
  • DVD library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Tennessee
  • Children's films
  • Tall tales
  • African Americans
  • Children's films
  • Folklore
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • Tennessee
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
other
Label
American tall tales, Scholastic ; Weston Woods
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
John Henry / Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney -- Swamp Angel / Anne Isaacs, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (33 min.)
Isbn
9780439904384
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD694 :
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm74491348
  • (OCoLC)74491348
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American tall tales, Scholastic ; Weston Woods
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
John Henry / Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney -- Swamp Angel / Anne Isaacs, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (33 min.)
Isbn
9780439904384
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DVD694 :
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm74491348
  • (OCoLC)74491348
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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