A Great white bird

Canada, 1976

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

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Michael McKennirey


Desmond Dew

Colin Low

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National Film Board of Canada



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