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  • Short Summary

    Girls have a botany lesson on board a boat in Florida.

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    "Botany - on a boat! Down in Florida, the Girls' Botany Class takes to the river...!" M/S of pleasure boat passing the camera. The boat is called "Eureka II"

    "Diving helmets are used to explore the river bed..." M/S of three young people - a girl and two boys - climbing over the side of the boat and having very heavy looking helmets placed onto their shoulders. The girl comes to the surface and has her helmet removed.

    "Fresh and cool for the lecturer - a fine specimen of the sea fan. (In other words, the gorgonia flabellum!)" The girl surfaces waving a large plant. She hands it to someone on the boat. M/S of a lecturer standing in front of a large number of pupils on the boat. The diver brings in the plant and hands it to the lecturer. She then plonks herself down on a chair. She scratches her head.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 565.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:57:00 / 01:30:26:00
    EP 234

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