Marvels Of The Microscope 1934

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    Titles read: "MARVELS OF THE MICROSCOPE - A fly's eye view of things."

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    Extreme C/Us of a fly - yeuch! Hairy legs and face. A man looks at the fly under a microscope. We see magnified views of a fly's eye (after it has been ripped off). An even more magnified view shows the thousands of double convex lenses in each fly eye.

    We see a toy man turning a wheel first through a conventional lens, comparable to the human eye. Then we see the same thing through the multiple lenses of the fly's eyes, which shows hundreds of images at once.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:03:00 / 01:07:28:00
    PSP 843
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    PSP 843
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