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A Great White Bird ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB521822
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Desmond Dew, Colin Low
Directors:  Michael McKennirey
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Geography, Nature, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1976
Running Time:  51m 30s


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This film documents the efforts of a group of people in Canada and the United States to save the whooping crane from extinction. They display great determination and resourcefulness in their dealings with this mysterious, fiercely 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.

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