Skip to main content

The Spruce Bog

Canada, 1956 (MIFF 1957, Mostly of Birds)

Director: R. D. Muir

The conditions under which a spruce bog is formed, with details of the plant type found at successive stages of development from open water to mature spruce forest.

See also...

The Penguins of Macquarie Island

Life in the rookeries, the distinguishing features of the birds, their nesting habits, the incubation and the development of the chicks of all species, are covered in this film. ... More »

Lost Freedom

Without a single word of commentary, this unusual film presents an eloquent plea against keeping birds and animals in captivity. ... More »

The Mallee Fowl

The life history and habits of this peculiar bird, which does not brood its eggs but lays them in the earth. ... More »

Honeybees and Pollination

Close range photography shows the secrets of the beehive, the queen, drones, workers, the building of honeycombs, the feeding of the young, the storage of nectar and pollen and the pollination of ... More »

Rhythmetic

Animation artists Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart endow the subject of arithmetic with lively humour as numerals indulge in unprecedented antics. Attention is focussed on what numerals do in ... More »

Lalala Human Sex duo #1

Can a reversal of traditional sex roles lay beneath the sea'? Can ballet metge with new-wave? A pristine, monochrome subterranean dance fantasy. - (CK) ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director