Orchid Nursery 1967

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

    Several shots show exotic orchid blooms in a glasshouse at Charlesworths' Nursery. Leslie Nye pollinates two orchids. Eric Bowers snips a pod from an orchid plant, scrapes some seeds onto a glass slide and looks at them under a microscope, then puts them into a sterilised glass flask as part of the seed sewing propagation. The flask is placed on a rack in a greenhouse with numerous others; some other flasks have tiny green star-shaped plantlets growing in them.

    Rows of pots with small orchid plants are seen in the greenhouse; a man checks a thermometer; several more orchid blooms are seen. Orchids are packed into boxes lined with tissue paper.

    Note: on file are cameraman's notes and a printed leaflet giving details of how to get to the Nursery. Cuts exist - see separate record.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    4363
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    431.02
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:41:00 / 01:04:50:00
    Canister:
    CP 670
    Sort Number:
    CP 670
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Cinemagazines
    Categories
    Trade & Industry Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    EXPERT NEW DOMINIC PROFUMO
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Canadian Orchids

Canadian Orchids

A look at the pretty orchids which grow in Canada, and the way they are prepared for exportation.

Amateur Orchid Grower

Amateur Orchid Grower

Bill Gardner shows us his collection of rare orchids.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 442 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Pub Parrot, Amateur Orchid Grower And Tv Telephone.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 442 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Pub Parrot, Amateur Orchid Grower And Tv Telephone.

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for stories in Colour Pictorial - CP 442.

Orchids

Orchids

Orchids are cross-pollinated and grown at David Sanders' Orchid Groves.

Orchids For My Lady

Orchids For My Lady

Lovely orchids are nurtured at a nursery in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

Orchids

Orchids

Orchids are artificially grown at greenhouses in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

Orchids For Export

Orchids For Export

Orchids are bred and grown at greenhouse in Wandsworth, London.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen