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The Plant and Water

Czechoslovakia, 1953 (MIFF 1954, Science and Nature)

It is still rare for a scientist of note to concern himself directly with films for popular education in science. Professor Jan Calabek is not only a scientist who appreciates the value of such popular education but also a most accomplished cinematographer. The result here is a beautifully made documentary, including unusual time-lapse photography, showing the influence of water on the life and growth of plants.

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