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  • Short Summary

    Educational material which illustrates how moss grows.

  • Description

    Title reads: "A British Instructional Film distributed by Pathe Picture Ltd".

    Shots of moss growing on walls, on roofs and in the countryside. Microscope shots of a leaf showing its skeleton. Shots of an organism under the microscope. Cells move around in the organism. C/U shot of moss. Time lapse footage of moss growing. Diagram of how the moss grows. More time lapse and shots of organisms under microscope. A flower like organism opens and closes in time lapse making beautiful patterns. Tiny shoots grow through time lapse. Animated graphic. A worm like creature bores its way into an egg shaped thing. Microscope shots of plants. Flower-like entities open and close through time lapse.

    Note: this seems to be unedited material. No voice-over or intertitles. Some of the shots have been spliced in upside down. Some shots very dark.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1391.07
    Media URN:
    70595
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:33:00 / 01:56:01:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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