Birds

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The Life of Birds (1998 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life. (489 mins.)
 
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Birds Anonymous (1957 Short Film)
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In this spoof of Alcoholics Anonymous, pussy cats are cast as bird-eating addicts and go through the 12-step process to deal with their addiction... (7 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
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Winged Migration (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents. (98 mins.)
 
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Ghost Bird (2009 Documentary)
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Ghost Bird is a non-fiction feature about a small town in Arkansas, an extinct giant woodpecker and everybody looking for the Holy Grail of birding... (85 mins.)
Director: Scott Crocker
 
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Kes (1969)
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A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon. (110 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Loach
 
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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2003 Documentary)
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A homeless musician finds meaning to his life when he starts a friendship with dozens of parrots. (83 mins.)
Director: Judy Irving
 
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Birds of Paradise (2010 Documentary)
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Living in the depths of the New Guinean Rainforest are birds of unimaginable colour and beauty. When... (60 mins.)
Director: Harvey Jones
 
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The Natural World (1983 TV Series)
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.
Director: Brian Leith
 
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Island of the Vampire Birds (1999 Documentary)
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Attenborough in Paradise (1996 Documentary)
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David Attenborough travels to the forests of Papua New Guinea, where 38 of the 42 kinds of bird of paradise are found. (55 mins.)
Director: Paul Reddish
 
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The Birds (1963)
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A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. (119 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
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It's Tough to Be a Bird (1969 Documentary)
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Part cartoon and part documentary, this film offers a humorous look at birds and the ways people perceive them. (21 mins.)
Director: Ward Kimball
 
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The Private Life of the Gannets (1934 Documentary)
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A 1934 GB production that was picked up in 1937 by Educational for 20th Century Fox distribution about the gannet... (10 mins.)
Director: Julian Huxley
 
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Water Birds (1952 Documentary)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Ben Sharpsteen
 
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The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos (2008 Documentary)
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The mysterious lives of flamingos are captured on film with a birds-eye view of the animals living in Africa. (78 mins.)
 
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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert. (147 mins.)
 
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March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet