The Ruthless one

United Kingdom, 1959

Film
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The life cycle of the desert locust is traced; copulation, female laying eggs, hatching, subsequent growth and casting of skin and formation of migratory swarms.

Credits

director

Douglas Gordon

production company

Shell Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:15:33:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28117

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Insects

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Metamorphosis

Animals & Wildlife → Locusts

Animals & Wildlife → Nature study

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life cycles (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life cycles (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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