Gobble Gobble: America’s Thanksgiving Turkey Tradition

While it is generally understood that venison graced the table of the first Thanksgiving celebration, the idea of Pilgrims chowing down on turkey is solidly enshrined in the American imagination. The 1930 film The Turkey Business shows how the “early explorers” of America hunted and prepared wild turkeys…

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2 thoughts on “Gobble Gobble: America’s Thanksgiving Turkey Tradition

  1. That was a nice old film. It was good to see the ‘Turkey Trot’ in operation, and to watch how the birds were raised. This is very different from the Norfolk turkeys raised by the huge Bernard Matthews organisation, one of the biggest employers in this region. And I’m betting they didn’t sell the awful ‘Turkey Twizzlers’ either!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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