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    Birchington, Kent.

    Bill Gardner collects rare orchids.

    Bill's car is seen pulling into his driveway. Bill's wife comes out of the house to greet him. Bill opens the boot and takes out an orchid he has brought back from Trinidad. His wife is left to take in his luggage.

    Bill takes his new acquisition into his greenhouse. He removes his heavy overcoat revealing a bright Hawaiian shirt. C/U of the Monkey's Head orchid in Bill's hands. Bill plants his new orchid. Extreme C/U of Bill using a brush to cross pollinate two orchids - all his flowers are hybrids. Various C/Us of orchids.

    Bill also keeps parrots - he is seen with two of his pets. C/U of a green parrot, Coquette, sitting on Bill's shoulder.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3269
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    237.07
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:52:00 / 01:34:40:00
    Canister:
    CP 442
    Sort Number:
    CP 442
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Fancy Shirts
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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