• Short Summary

    A touching tale about a young girl who rears abandoned baby birds and releases them into the wild.

  • Description

    Hartlip, Kent.

    C/U of two young hedge sparrows sitting on a perch behind wire. M/S of 16 year old Fiona Taylor who has nursed the sparrows and four baby robins after they were abandoned by their parents. Fiona is standing next to the cage in a greenhouse, she is joined by three younger girls, two in Brownie uniforms, the other in a Girl Guide uniform. C/U of Fiona feeding the birds with worms held in tweezers. C/U of the Girl Guide. M/S of Fiona taking the birds from the cage. C/U of a bird taking the food from the tweezers. M/S of one of the Brownies sketching the birds. C/U of the sketch. Now the birds are now fully grown they are ready to be released back into the wild. M/S of the Brownie and the Guide. C/U of the other Brownie.

    M/S of Fiona and the Guide carrying the wooden cage containing the birds out of the greenhouse. M/S of the Brownies standing next to a table in a garden, Fiona and the guide enter carrying the cage. They place the cage on the table and Fiona opens the cage. One of the little birds flies away as soon as the cage is open, the other is more reluctant. M/S of Fiona lifting the second bird out of the cage. C/U of the bird sitting on Fiona's hand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    231.03
    Media URN:
    3227
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:18:00 / 01:07:20:00
    Canister:
    CP 448

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