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Bonzai Trees

Series

Series Name
Colour Pictorial

Issue

Issue No.
358
Date Released
6 Nov 1961
Date recorded
6 Oct 1961
Length of issue (in feet)
741
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Bonzai Trees
  2. 2Fire Research
  3. 3Piel Island

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 3
Summary
NoS Summary - Bonsai expert Ian Melville-Clark prunes and displays his collection of bonsai trees.
SHOTLIST: MS tree, Mr Melville-Clarke walks into picture and examines tree. MS Mr Clarke examining tree, he turns and walks away, pan with him. He walks to a table where there are many more trees, he picks one up and examines it. CU as he puts tree down Robina [sic]. CU as he starts pruning tree. MS pruning from a different angle. MS pruning same tree. He finished pruning and puts tree aside. He starts to work on the Ginkgo tree. He turns it over and removes pot from base. CU as he removes pot from base, he then starts to root prune. Big CU pruning root. MS he finishes pruning roots and puts plant back in pot. CU as he picks up small year-old tree Turkey Oak. CU 18 year old Turkey Oak. MS 18 year old and young Turkey Oak together. MS looking down to woman on roof garden, Mrs Clarke who is watering trees. MS as she waters Shimpaku. CU Mrs Clarke watering tree. CU English Elm. CU Horse-Chestnut.
Researcher Comments
Title on British Pathe online database is "Bonsai Trees".
Keywords
Horticulture
Locations
London; Hampstead; England
Written sources
British Pathe online database
Credits:
Commentator
David De Keyser
Length of story (in feet)
192
Story extras:
Film clip

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