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Date produced: 1931

Filmmaker(s):

Rudolph R. Hartman

Languages:

English

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Honorable Mention

Description:

"Film opens with views of commercial apiaries, working along into close up of hive. Hive is opened, queen shown, also drones and workers. Handling and shipment of queens and workers. Macrophotos of workers gathering honey. Production of wax and comb, also honey. Water carriers and guards. Production of queen and brood. Novelty hat and beard fashions from bees. Operator takes mouth full of bees. Closes showing 2 young boys beekeeping and gathering their crop." Educational Film Guide, 1937 Edition, 54.

Resources:

American Cinematographer (May 1933, 29) reported that Hartman received "a request from eastern authorities for the loan of this picture for a showing before scientific societies."

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