PROPERTY IN THE COUNTRY, a

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Places:

  • Orkney Islands

Subjects:

  • Birds

Genres:

  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: PROPERTY IN THE COUNTRY, a

Reference number: 2408

Date: 1977*

Director: d. Hugh Miles

Production company: Royal Society for Protection of Birds

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.57 mins

Description: Ian Prescott, Director of the RSPB introduces the concept of the need to provide 'houses' for birds and the film shows bird reserves in Sussex, Norfolk and Suffolk and on the moorlands of the Orkney Islands.

Credits: intro. Ian Prescott, Director, RSPB
cam. Hugh Miles
sd. John Kirby, David Leighton
ed. David Leighton

Shotlist: Credits (.12) Shot of Ian Prescott outside estate agent's window as he introduces the concept of the need to provide 'houses' for birds (.55) gvs hen harrier flying over moorland on Orkney (1.46) gvs Orkney moorland birds (2.58) gvs nesting seabirds on Orkney cliff reserve (3.55) gvs coppice in Sussex, prospective bird reserve (4.30) talking head John Crudass, Head of Reserves Department, talking about the planning of bird reserves (5.26) gvs construction of sea-wall at Titchmarch Reserve in north Norfolk (7.13) c/u bearded tit in reed bed with its young (8.15) gvs birds that might be atttracted to the Titchmarch Reserve (9.07) gvs of the Havengate Island Reserve in Suffolk with shots of testing the water for its saline content (11.30) gvs RSPB volunteers helping to build shingle islands (11.57) gvs terns and oyster catchers on shingle islands (13.01) talking head Ian Prescott outside RSPB headquarters (13.39) ecs (13.57)