GOLDEN EAGLE, the

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Subjects:

  • Birds

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Educational
  • Nature

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: GOLDEN EAGLE, the

Reference number: 1654

Date: 1946c

Director: [filmed by J.S. Crosthwaite]

Sponsor: [ EFS]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.57 mins

Description: Scenes from the life of the golden eagle showing an eyrie with newly hatched chicks, two eagles fighting for supremacy and the young eagles learning to fly.

Teaching notes.

Credits: The editors of "Birds of Britain" present scenes from the life of the golden eagle.

Shotlist: Credits (.10); Shot of an eagle sitting on a branch (.42); Typical eagle country. Shots of snow-capped mountains, grass-covered valleys, dense woodland and a deep loch (1.29); An eyrie (or nest) with eggs. Shots of same (2.39); Safety hatched. Shots of two eagle chicks in the nest (3.53); The battle for life begins. Shot of two eagles fighting (4.53); The stronger bird survives. Shots of single eagle in nest (5.33); Seven weeks old. Shots of eagle with darker feathers growing (6.03); "Ringed" The ring bears a number and the words "Inform British Museum Nat. London". Shots of ringed eagles (6.31); A plentiful supply of hare and rabbit makes for quick and sturdy growth. Shots of eagles eating (8.12); Almost ready to fly. Shots of the eagle learning to fly (10.18); Mother watches. Shot of the young eagle learning to fly (11.04); Flight Shots of the eagles in flight (11.55); The End (11.57)