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  • Description

    Gold.

    New Guinea.

    Aerial shots of New Guinea jungle with small hut in centre frame. Various shots of prospector panning for gold in a jungle stream. Various shots of a large gold prospecting concern playing heavy hoses onto the cliff to wash the earth downwards through manmade rivers to the base of the mountain where it is sifted for any gold content, native boys control the hoses and keep the water and earth flowing down the mountain. Various shots of the boys at work carrying stones on their shoulders down the mountainside. C/U of a boy holding gold bars on his shoulders.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    42811
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1284.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:51:00 / 01:23:22:00
    Canister:
    NSP 199
    Sort Number:
    NSP 199
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    OFW_II Goldrush Twenty
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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