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  • Short Summary

    Micro-photography of a fly's eye - then a shot as a fly might see a child's toy - multiple images.

  • Description

    Story about flies.

    C/U of a fly's head. "Flies can't turn their head - hence the all-seeing eye." Extreme C/U of fly's eyes. "Now for our micro-cine pictures." C/U of scientist putting something onto a glass slide to go under a microscope. C/U of the fly's eye - detached from the rest of the head. The eye is turned for the camera.

    C/U of multiple lenses that make up the fly's eye. C/U of a camera lens. We then see a C/U of a child's mechanical toy seen through an ordinary cine-lens. Then the cine-lens is replaced with fifty from the fly's eye. We then see multiple images of the toy.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 640.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    900.21
    Media URN:
    15252
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:22:00 / 01:55:30:00
    Canister:
    EP 153

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