The World about us: tropical rain forest

United States, 1961

Film
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Illustrates the inter-relationships between the rich variety of plant and animal life and the warm humid environment of the tropical rain forest. Shows the layered structure of the vegetation, describes conditions of temperature and rainfall, and provides examples of both typical and rare species of animal and plant life.

Credits

producer

John Walker

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:15:57:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29754

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rain forest ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Tropical regions - Forests

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Vegetation and climate

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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