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Something for the Birds (1952)

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81 min | Comedy

Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the aid of Johnnie Adams, an engraver, and ...See moreEnviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the aid of Johnnie Adams, an engraver, and Washington's most successful party-crasher, and Steve Bennett, a lobbyist for the opposition who comes over to Anne's side. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
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Alvin M. Josephy (story and screenplay) | Joseph Petracca (story and screenplay) | Boris Ingster (story and screenplay)
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Updated Oct 31, 1952

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Oct 1952 (United States)

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Steve Bennett Steve Bennett   See fewer
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Patricia Neal
Anne Richards Anne Richards   See fewer
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Edmund Gwenn
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Larry Keating
Roy Patterson Roy Patterson   See fewer
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Gladys Hurlbut
Della Rice Della Rice   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 108 votes