A Great White Bird

This film documents the efforts of a group of Canadians and Americans to save the whooping crane from extinction. They display great determination in their dealings with this independent, pre-Ice Age creature. The issues of wild animals imprinting on people and the preservation of wild animals in captivity are examined in this film. Produced in cooperation with the Canadian Wildlife Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Comments

  • lwarman

    “Needs a follow-up film. The sandhill crane fostering program failed as the birds imprinted on the sandhill cranes, but other breeding programs succeeded and there are new flocks being established.” — lwarman, 20 Jul 2010

  • lwarman

    “Needs a follow-up film. The sandhill crane fostering program failed as the birds imprinted on the sandhill cranes, but other breeding programs succeeded and there are new flocks being established.” — lwarman, 20 Jul 2010

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Film Credits

director
Michael McKennirey
editing
Michael McKennirey
producer
Desmond Dew
script
Ian MacNeill
photography
Don Virgo
Douglas Kiefer
David De Volpi
sound
Jean-Guy Normandin
sound editing
Ken Page
narrator
Ian MacNeill
music
Karl Duplessis

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