• Short Summary

    The Colorado Beetle is being fought by hand picking and machine spraying.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Location unclear. German voiceovered material.

    CU of Colorado Beetle on leaf of plant. VS of women walking through plants in field checking for bugs. More CUs of the dreaded pest. CU a hand turns over a leaf and showing eggs underneath. MS of beetles being picked off plants and put into bottles of alcohol to kill them. People mark the plant. VS of crops being sprayed.

    Possibly connected with 46/61 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1487.01
    Media URN:
    70626
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:48:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 087

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