Lost pigeon

United States, 1974

Film
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A young boy finds a lost homing pigeon in a nearby vacant lot. The pigeon’s rightful owner advertises for his return, but the rescuer is unwilling to give up the bird, which he has tenderly looked after. The film explores the concepts of ownership and responsibility for one’s actions. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

producer

A McDonald

production company

Arthur Barr Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:15:33:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31525

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal welfare

Animals & Wildlife → Animals

Animals & Wildlife → Animals, Treatment of

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethics

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Moral development in children

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Moral development in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Moral development in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Responsibility

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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