Four reels of unedited material. Shots of various organic things under a microscope. Also some x-ray footage and time lapse animation footage. As there are no intertitles it is impossible to say what is being filmed most of the time. Leader states that this is material filmed by Percy Smith who was...more
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.