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    Papua, New Guinea.

    Title reads 'Royal Papuan Constabulary'. Line of boys blowing trumpets. Various shots of the recruits rifle drill on a wide field in Papua, New Guinea. Men are marching with rifles, they wear national clothes. Some troops wear only white short skirts and army belts over them. More shots of the men at drill. Some very young boys are seen. Various shots of the men training with rifles, having swim in lake, playing. Several shots of the civilians, woman with baby looking at camera. Various shots of the Papuan Constabulary band playing, people listening. They do not seen to enjoy as much, some children start crying. Long shot of the army barracks wit troops marching in foreground.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    63830
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2149.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:16:00 / 01:46:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 1205 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1205 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Ethnologie Papa New Guinea Tribes New Guinea Campaign
  • Stills

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

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