National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional.
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Reflective items in the home spark the interest of a budgerigar.
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Amongst reels of family footage, mainly showing the young daughter of the film-maker, there was one devoted to this budgerigar, perhaps indicating the high esteem in which the bird was held either by the family or by a friend who might have requested a film to be made of their pet. The budgie is attracted by shiny, reflective things which are offered to it in order that its behaviour may be recorded on film.