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Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

William M. Harlow

Languages:

English

Length:

400 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Color film

Sound Notes:

Optical

Awards/Recognition:

Dick Bird Trophy 1955 for Best Nature Film, PSA Ten Best 1955

Description:

"Dr. William M. Harlow is professor of Wood Technology at the State University of New York, College of Forestry. His film records the unparalleled spectacle of live insects being trapped by the pitcher plant, the sundew and Venus flytrap. Expert close-up photography and effective time lapse sequences employing home made equipment includes material never before recorded on film. A top flight nature film with suspense and drama, carrying a powerful appeal to any audience." PSA Journal, Dec. 1955, 35.

Resources:

PSA Journal, Nov. 1955, 20. PSA Journal, Dec. 1955, 35.

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