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It's Tough to Be a Bird (1969)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Documentary  |  10 December 1969 (USA)
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Part cartoon and part documentary, this film offers a humorous look at birds and the ways people perceive them.

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John Emerson ...
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Jim Swain ...
Bird Fancier
Ann Lord ...
Bird Fancier
Hank Schloss ...
Bird Fancier
Walter Perkins ...
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Rolf Darbo ...
Bird Fancier
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Part cartoon and part documentary, this film offers a humorous look at birds and the ways people perceive them.

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C'est pas drôle d'être un oiseau  »

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Narrator: [flying a plane] Although we want to live a life serene and keep our feathers and our noses clean, with human population on the scene, man!
[gunshots destroy the plane as he says:]
Narrator: It is so tough... to be... a... bird!
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OMG- it really existed!!
30 October 2003 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

I'm just glad to know that this thing really existed, and I wasn't just imagining things at the age of seven!! I'd love for this to go to home video; it's an imaginative and totally skewered animated documentary which seems to borrow a lot of its style from the animated MONTY PYTHON. The bird who narrates is continually bandaged and casted, and even the 60's NBC peacock arrives in a 2-second cameo to sneeze his feathers completely off!!


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