The Purple turtle

United States, 1962

Film
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Illustrates the quality of the young child’s engagement with art activities. Designed to capture the excitement art activities offer to the kindergarten child rather than suggest a method of teaching. Presents situations and moments in which the child works with a variety of art material and techniques. Original music composed by Richard Wernick and integrated with children singing and a rhythm band.

Credits

producer/director

Stelios Roccos

production company

ACI Films

Language

English

Duration

00:13:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30987

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Children's art

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Kindergarten

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Kindergarten

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Play

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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