Uses animation, live photography, cinephotomicrography, and time-lapse photography to illustrate and explain the characteristics of living plants and animals. Shows the hydra, paramecium, and algae to illustrate reproduction and the basic similarity of cell structure. Indicates the functional specialization of cells in living forms and briefly reviews man's study of their nature through observation and experimentation.
Also issued in color.
Directed and written by Malcolm Fleming; educational authors, Harold J. Brodie, Shelby D. Gerking, Leland S. McClung; cinephotography, Malcolm Fleming, George Vuke.
Narrator, Merlyn Herrick.
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produced by Audio-Visual Center, Indiana University.