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Science and Nature

An instructional film using, among other devices, diagrams and time &ndash: lapse cinemicrography to tell the story of the embryology of the chick. The recapitulation sequences provide, within the space of three to four minutes, one of the most brilliant examples of the scientific film's ... Read more
Time &ndash: lapse photographic techniques and close &ndash: up photography have been used in this film to study the life cycles and habits of a number of insects to be found in the Harden of a suburban household. ... Read more
A rich variety of delicate living organisms abound the Malayan seashore, on sandy beaches, coral reefs and in mangrove swamps. The fascination lies in the various forms of sea life left by the receding tide and the strange creatures found above as well as below the surface. ... Read more
A simple introduction to palaentology - the scientific investigation of extinct creatures, the animals and plants that have perished on land or in the sea since life on earth first began. The evolution of life is demonstrated by a series of dioramas specially constructed for this film. ... Read more
Deals with the introduction of the Argentine Ant into Australia; its potential dangers and methods of eradicating this pest. ... Read more
The film shows some aspects of the entomologist's work in his attempts to control insect pests by the use of their natural enemies. ... Read more
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 ... Read more
A record of observations on bee behaviour made in England by Dr. O G. Butler and Mr. J. B. Free working at the Rathamsted Experimental Station. ... Read more
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