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Sparkie Williams, Forest Hall, Newcastle

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Stuffed budgie Sparkie Williams at Newcastle's Hancock Museum.Sparkie wowed television audiences in the 1950s with his talking act through appearances in adverts and on novelty programmes. The bird, owned by teacher Mattie Williams, of Forest Hall, North Tyneside, toured the country performing tricks and showing off an extensive vocabulary.12/08/86 *** Local Caption *** - - 26/11/2009

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Color Black & White
Keywords Core09,1980s,Talking,Core25,Budgie,Birds
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 2009
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