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520 ## $a Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, standing in front of a building; location of this sequence is undetermined. Remainder of film shows Dr. Gorgas and an unidentified man riding on a Panama Canal Company train. The two men are silhouetted against passing scenery of the Canal Zone as Dr. Gorgas shows the other man points of interest. The train passes a body of water, which is probably a part of the canal, countryside, and buildings, probably on Front Street, Colón, including a YMCA club. The final scene is of people walking across tracks after the train passes.

520 ## $a Traces the life cycle of a common housefly from egg to maggot, then pupa, and finally maturity. Utilizes close-up magnified photography.

520 ## $a Drama about a college athlete who becomes paralyzed after a polo accident.

520 ## $a Film includes panoramic views of Buckingham Palace, the Queen Victoria Memorial, and crowds lining Pall Mall. A military band marches toward the palace gates. A group of automobiles and a single carriage proceed down the Mall toward the palace.

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