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Luther Burbank (A Gardener of Eden)

posted May 4, 2013, 12:23 PM by Western Sonoma County Historical Society   [ updated May 4, 2013, 12:25 PM ]

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.