Roots

United Kingdom, 1934

Film
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A remarkable film for its time which shows, by time-lapse microcinematography and the use of animation, details never before achieved of the processes of root growth. Photography by Percy Smith.

Credits

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

Language

English

Duration

00:08:52:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28046

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Animation (Cinematography)

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Microcinematography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Time lapse cinematography

Animals & Wildlife → Nature study

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plants

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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