Whistle for Willie

United States, 1965

Film
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The story of a little boy trying to learn how to whistle for his dog the way the older boys do is told in lovely simple words and beautiful glowing pictures. The minimal animation adds beauty to Ezra Jack Keats’ cut-paper illustrations. Story teller: Jane Harvey. From the book written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keates.

Credits

director

Mal Wittman

producer

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:06:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31234

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Storytelling

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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