C/U shot of a man's face. C/U of his hands, one holding a butterfly, another a painting brush. He is sitting at his desk painting the butterfly blue. Hugh Newman has a butterfly farm. He breeds butterflies for export but he also "preserves colourful specimens for use as decorations."...
Hugh Newman, a butterfly collector, releases the Camberwell Beauty in Greenwich Park.
Some butterflies are bred for profit, some are bred to be saved from extinction - this little film tells us.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 712.
Early film - Chasing The Moth. Two men create havoc trying to catch a moth in a room.
Hungarian students collect butterflies.
Various shots of Argentinian butterflies - dead and alive.
Large butterfly collection with the professor painting illustrations in Poland.
Various shots of massive swarm of butterflies in Jo'burg, South Africa.