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The maggot fly.

  • Film

About this work


The Cooper Technical Bureau presents. This film, in a rather clumsy fashion describes the life-cycle of the maggot fly with footage of sheep farming, followed by footage of diseased cattle with maggots and then a dead rabbit infested by maggots. Timelapse footage of maggots crawling around the ground. Graphics describe its behaviour. There are laboratory shots; a female lab worker prepares meat (this section quite scratched). Control methods are shown (dipping and sheep showers).



Physical description

1 film reel (31 mins.) : silent, black and white, 16 mm


This film came as part of an acquisition of material relating to Cooper McDougall & Robertson Ltd.
Film has lots of joins and is a bit sticky.

Creator/production credits

Made by the Photographic Unit of the Cooper Technical Bureau at Berkhamsted, Herts.

Copyright note

Cooper McDougall & Robertson Ltd.


  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    By appointmentManual request

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