Plastic preserving in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire.
C/U of fly preserved in amber. C/U of man in laboratory putting butterfly into small box. Ear of wheat being prepared in box. M/Ss and C/Us of man preparing star fish for preservation. Several shots of amber being poured onto butterfly...
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.