• Short Summary

    Footage of Lepidopterist Mrs Rivers tending to her cocoons in Dartford, Kent.

  • Description

    Lepidopterist at work in Dartford, Kent

    M/S Mrs Rivers tending to her cocoons C/U Cocoons. C/U Caterpillar being placed on plant. Various C/Us Caterpillars eating from plants. C/U Cocoon forming on branch. M/S Mrs Rivers placing giant moths into cage. C/U Moths. Various shots of some very large spectacular looking butterflies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1267.27
    Media URN:
    34284
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1949
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:31:00 / 01:45:09:00
    Canister:
    NP 258

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The man seen in this clip, (Mrs Rivers' husband), is Claude Rivers.

    The butterfly farm seen here was on Shepherds Lane in Dartford.

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