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The Birds

From the vault: 1963

The Birds

Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Sunday, 6 July, 2008, 12:00am

Residents go stark raven mad over noisy neighbours

Residents of Shamshuipo's Lai On Estate have been feeling like poor Tippi Hedren in Alfred Hitchcock's scary classic The Birds.

In the past year, hundreds of crows have made estate trees their home, fouling the place and making noise day and night.

1 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

War novel takes wing on layered symbols

Fly Away Peter by David Malouf Vintage, $90 As we come to the end of the century it seems there is a revival of books about its beginning: a rash of stories about the birth of planes, the early years of movies, and World War I, where young men sank in their thousands into the clays of France.

10 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

The different ways in which animals 'talk'

PEOPLE are certainly the most talkative of all animals with a spoken vocabulary of at least 40,000 words. But we are not the only creatures which can talk.

Many species have their own verbal language and use it to call their young, warn others of danger or attract a mate.

1 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Slow build up to sheer terror

FRIDAY night used to be an entertainment desert on television, but in recent weeks some quality mid-evening viewing has crept into the schedules.

30 Jul 1993 - 12:00am