Teeth of the wind

United Kingdom, 1953

Film
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An account of the locust problem and of the progress of modern organisation and international co-operation to combat the insect. Includes close-up shots of the locust at various stages of growth from egg to maturity.

Credits

director

Michael Hankinson

producer

James Carr

production company

World Wide

Language

English

Duration

00:21:23:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29301

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural pests

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Insect pests - Control

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pest control

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Metamorphosis

Animals & Wildlife → Locusts

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Insect pests - Control

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pest control

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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