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World in a marsh

Author: Michael Spencer; Maureen Balfe; William Carrick; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montreal] : NFB, 1956.
Series: Documentary showcase.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intimate view of the miniature cosmos that seethes in a ferment of beauty and savagery behind the tall reeds and in the quiet waters of the marsh. Here strange insects, small amphibious creatures, and birds that prefer watery haunts, devour, and are devoured, according to nature's stern decree of balance and survival of the fittest.
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Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Spencer; Maureen Balfe; William Carrick; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 61654729
Credits: Director, Maureen Balfe; William Carrick; producer/commentary, Michael Spencer; photography, William Carrick; sound, Clarke Daprato; editing, Maureen Balfe; sound editing, Don Wellington; narrator, John Drainie; music, Robert Fleming.
Awards: Nine awards, including Yorkton; Winnipeg; New York.
Description: 1 film reel (21 min., 7 sec.) : sound, color ; 16 mm.
Series Title: Documentary showcase.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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An intimate view of the miniature cosmos that seethes in a ferment of beauty and savagery behind the tall reeds and in the quiet waters of the marsh. Here strange insects, small amphibious creatures, and birds that prefer watery haunts, devour, and are devoured, according to nature's stern decree of balance and survival of the fittest.

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