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  • Short Summary

    Dutch people help out in the hunt for the Colorado beetle.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Holland (Netherlands).

    Long shot of people (men women, even children) looking for Colorado beetles on sea shore. Children looking for Colorado beetles on sea shore. Hands scratching sand digging up beetles on sand. Close up shot of beetles on man's hand. Long panning shot of potato field. Close up shot of a beetle crawling over earth. Close up shot of beetle on leaf with eggs. Close up shot of grubs on leaves. Close up shot of potato plant with foliage. Close up shot of beetle eating leaf - upside down shot. Close up shot - full screen - of ravaged potato plants. Close up shot of beetle on stalk chewing. VS of spraying from planes and tractors.

    Possibly connected with 48/52 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:22:00 / 01:26:47:00
    UNSO Reel 028 B

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