BRITISH CARNIVOROUS PLANTS

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Environment, the

Genres:

  • Instructional
  • Nature

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: BRITISH CARNIVOROUS PLANTS

Reference number: 2857

Date: 1942

Director: d. C. Eric Palmar

Production company: Natural History Film Production Soc.

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: An instructional film using diagrams and close-ups of three types of carnivorous plants grown in Britain and found in moorland districts - Butterwort, Sundew and Bladderwort.

Teaching notes held by National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

The film-maker was Charles Palmar, a Natural History Curator in Kelvingrove Art Galleries, Glasgow from 1949 - 1984.

Credits: Produced under the auspices of The Natural History Film Production Society

p. Molly C. Glen
ed. W. Smeaton Russell
dist. Elder Film Production Ltd.
lab. facilities kindly granted by Professor John Walton, D. Sc., Botany Department, Glasgow University

Shotlist: An instructional film using diagrams and close ups of three types of carnivorous plants grown in Britain - Butterwort (Penguicula Vulgaris), Sundew (Drosera Rotundifolia) and Bladderwort (Utricularis species) (8.00)