Episode of Series “Picture Book Parade”.
An iconographic film using the pictures and text of Virginia Lee Burton’s story of the steam shovel that defied obsolescence by becoming the furnace in the Popperville Town Hall. Suitable for lower and middle primary levels.
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Animation → Animated films - United States
Childrens Films → Children 0-6
Childrens Films → Children 6-12
Childrens Films → Children's films - United States
Literature → Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968
Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations
People → Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)