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The Commoners

United States, 2009
Documentary, Short, History


In 1890, one man had the idea to collect every bird ever mentioned in Shakespeare and release them into Central Park. The only bird to survive was the European starling, which became one of the most common birds in North America. The event is now widely considered a major environmental disaster.

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The Commoners Directed by Jessica Bardsley, Penny Lane

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