Plants, insects and hairs are magnified thousands of times under microscope.
Plants and insects are magnified thousands of times to give us a view of what they really look like.
Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.
C/U of a woman's eye, a diagram shows how it works. M/S of a woman in spectacles. Another woman looks down a microscope. C/U as a hair is magnified. Various shots of plants magnified under the microscope. C/U giant magnifications of a whelk's tongue, eye of gadfly, seaweed in riverbeds, vegetable life, and section of a beech twig.
Various magnifications of pollen sacks opening and releasing pollen grains, they have been enlarged 100,000 times under the microscope. Various shots as they pollinate the flower. M/S map of Britain looking little compared to the rest of the the world, the commentator wonders what Hitler is thinking of this little thing.