Edwardian Insects On Film

March 2017

November 5, 2015

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Charlie Hamilton-James hails the work of pioneering filmmaker F Percy Smith, who stunned audiences in 1910 with his surreal film The Acrobatic Fly - starring a juggling bluebottle!

June 28, 2016

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In 1908, amateur naturalist Percy Smith stunned cinema goers with his surreal film The Acrobatic Fly. Featuring a bluebottle juggling a series of objects, the film became front page news. Now wildlife cameraman Charlie Hamilton-James attempts to recreate this fascinating film.

March 19, 2013

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The story of Edwardian naturalist and pioneering filmmaker Percy Smith.
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