Searching newspapers for items about the California condor inevitably turns up mentions of the condor in newspapers’ television listings. Considered en masse, these listings tell part of the story of the human-condor relationship. Here are 19 listings from a handful of newspapers, including from Australia and the UK.
Last month, California condors made the national news in a bizarre and erroneous way. Here’s a brief report.
In 1953, California condors appeared on a CBS television program (in the USA). While the program’s visuals are spectacular, the accompanying narration is anything but. Here is a report.
The California condor plays a key role in a major Hollywood film released in 1952. No actual birds appear in the movie but the condor’s part is essential nonetheless.
The feature-length silent film The Night Cry premiered in 1926. The star and hero of the movie was the famous dog Rin Tin Tin, who had top billing. The villain was a California condor, who received no acknowledgment by name or photograph in the movie’s credits or on the movie’s poster.