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  • Short Summary

    A man perfects a camera device where the growth of a flower can be followed by the eye.

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    An American banker, John Ott, perfects a camera device whereby the growth of a flower can be followed by the human eye.

    Close up shot of the petals of a bell shaped flower closing. Mr Ott sets up his camera and lights against flower. Line of cameras parallel with flowers with a line of powerful lights over them. Close up shot of the powerful lamps, the lamps go out. Close up shot of the petals of iris unfolding. Mr Ott looking through a microscope. Cactus flower blooms very fast - close up shot of the hand examining a fine bloom. Close up shot of a flower opening and closing quickly.

    Possibly connected with 48/4 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:47:00 / 01:58:42:00
    UNSO Reel 019 I

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