Luther Burbank (A Gardener of Eden)

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KPIX-TV documentary film, narrated by John Caple, from 1967 about the life and work of American botanist, horticulturalist and pioneer in agricultural science Luther A. Burbank (1849-1926). Includes views of the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens in Santa Rosa, California and photographs and silent archival footage of Burbank. Also features an interview with Judge Hilliard Comstock, who shares his personal recollections of working with Burbank and reflects on his character. This film was written and produced by Caryl Coleman and directed by Dick Williams.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
c1967
Recording medium
16mm color optical sound film
24:36
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
documentary film
Identifier
KPIX 146808
Views
6724

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At the Burbank Farm we once had a copy of this tape to show continuously at yearly open houses. It's whereabouts now unknown. 

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