Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel

United States, 1956

Film
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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.

Credits

producer

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Appears in

Picture Book Parade

Group of items

Picture Book Parade

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34768

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

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

Literature → Literature

People → Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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