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    Language of flowers.

    Kew Gardens, London.

    Various shots of the flowers at Kew gardens, some good C/U's. C/U of the inside of the flower when it has opened up. A diagram shows the make up of a flower. C/U of flower with bee in it. A book shows pressed flowers. M/S's of sheet music for "The Floral Dance". M/S of a page showing a poem called "The Flower". M/S of a diagram showing a Tudor rose. M/S of woman holding a curtain with the fleur de lys on it.

    A woman lies with her hair stretched out behind her holding flowers and dreaming of romance. A man goes down on one knee to his girlfriend, they are framed with roses. A frame of violets surrounds a woman who kisses a card from her sweetheart. A woman depicts the innocence of the daisy, and orange blossom signifies wedding bells. M/S of "Hamlet" with rosemary for remembrance. M/S of a picture of Ophelia. A diagram of a turnip shows it was associated with charity. A man gives his girlfriend a bunch of onions and she exclaims "darling I'm yours"!

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:38:00 / 01:15:55:00
    NSP 301
    Sort Number:
    NSP 301
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    Biology Valentines Day
  • Stills

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

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