Here’s an Exclusive Clip from The Legend of Pale Male, in Theaters Next Week

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11/19/2010 3:36 PM |

The Legend of Pale Male, which opens in New York next Wednesday, is a documentary about quirky Manhattan history, conservation, and real estate. It retells the saga of Pale Male, the local-legend Red-tailed Hawk of Central Park, who prefers to nest in the facade of tony apartment buildings uptown. In late 2004, the co-op board of 927 Fifth Avenue (at East 74th) had the hawk’s nest removed from its masonry, leading to a swarm of protests (including building resident—but not co-op board member, apparently—Mary Tyler Moore), as documented in this advance clip:

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