• Short Summary

    Colorado beetles swept up on beaches threaten Dutch crops.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HOLLAND MOBILISES AGAINST BEETLE".

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1432.17
    Media URN:
    47086
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:41:00 / 01:26:32:00
    Canister:
    48/52

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