Happy owls

United States, 1969

Film
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A pair of owls live happily together in an old ruin. One of the birds from a neighbouring farm, a peacock, observes their happiness and wonders at this achievement, as the birds he lives with are always squabbling and discontented. When the ducks, chicks and geese have congregated together the owls tell them a story illustrating the secret of their happiness. Unfortunately the birds refuse to believe or to learn. Based on the book by Celestino Piatti.

Credits

director
co-producer

W. Snyder

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:07:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34814

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Birds

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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