Jimmy Bancroft, a fighter pilot, who is recovering from injuries sustained during the Battle of Britain, and his nurse Hazel Broome, come across a pair of rare birds nestling in a field. ...
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Jimmy Bancroft, a fighter pilot, who is recovering from injuries sustained during the Battle of Britain, and his nurse Hazel Broome, come across a pair of rare birds nestling in a field. After a run in with the army, and a couple of thieves, they, with the cooperation of the village people and the Ornithology Society, help the eggs to hatch. A wonderful look at life in a small village, during World War II.Written by
This film received its initial USA telecast in Los Angeles Monday 10 April 1950, leading off Triple Feature Theatre on KECA (Channel 7) , hosted by Art Baker; it first aired in New York City Saturday 30 September 1950 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
This love of animals and nature has always been part and parcel of the British way of life and it's going to go on being. Now then, we've welcomed to our country thousands of foreigners - French, Dutch, Poles, Czechs, and so on, and a lot of them are jolly decent people and anyway they can't help being foreigners...
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End credits cast list: 'AND MR. and MRS. PIPIT - The Tawny Pipits See more »
Tawny Pipit was filmed in and around Bourton-on-the-Water, in Gloucestershire. I know this because my mother is one of the children, front and center, in the church choir scene. She was one of those children evacuated from London, and living with her grandparents during the war. I have been searching the world for a copy of this on video, but apparently it has never been been released to video. I sure wish it was. My mother is now 65, and would love to possess it as a memento of her childhood.
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