Pheasants to Formosa

1967 , Great Witchingham (Norfolk)

Documentary about the work of The Pheasant Trust in Norfolk, and an investigation into Taiwanese practices to provide Chinese medicine.

Tells the story of the return to Taiwan of Swinhoe's pheasants, bred by The Pheasant Trust at Great Witchingham in Norfolk and released in their native land to reinforce the wild population which was threatened with extinction. The filmmaker Philip Wayre travels with the pheasants, stopping at Taipei, then leaving the heat and smog of the capital, taking a trip into the remote interior of the island in search of wildlife, before returning to the city and investigating Taiwanese practices to provide Chinese medicine.

Other Places

Taipei; Taiwan.

Manifestations

Pheasants to Formosa

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