Sing hi... sing lo. Folk sayings / produced by KQED, San Francisco for the Educational Television and Radio Center.

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Date
1958
Main contributor
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Summary
Bash tells the story behind many of the sayings we use today. She tells of historical events and circumstances leading to the use of such phrases as: to pull up stakes; in the nick of time; lock, stock and barrel, and to fly off the handle. Songs include "Grey Goose," "Cockle Shells" and "Big Rock Candy Mountain."
Contributors
Kennett, Bash; Rawlings, Kathleen K.; Moore, Richard O.; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); National Educational Television and Radio Center.; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Children's television programs.; Educational television programs.; Nonfiction television programs.
Subjects
Figures of speech; English language; Idioms; Etymology; Children's songs, English; Folk songs, English; Folk music
Location
United States
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (approximately 15 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes
Originally produced as an episode of the television program, Sing hi... sing lo in 1958.
Episode title from film canister.

Creation/Production Credits

Producer, Kathleen K. Rawlings; director, Richard Moore; technical director, Ken Winslow.

Local Note

Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.

Performers

With Bash Kennett.

Statement of Responsibility

produced by KQED, San Francisco for the Educational Television and Radio Center.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 17291692; OCLC: ocn1081307829; OCLC: 1081307829

Access Restrictions

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