Fijian people build a house for their local chief.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Cinesound In The Pacific: Fijians Rapidly Solve Housing Problem". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
Tavaua, Fiji Isles.
GV Fijian Village. MS Pan village to SV of local hut. SV Fijian man and woman with children walking from doorway. CU Fijian woman and child. MV Locals working on roof of Chief's new hut pan down to people sitting around but stripping canes. SV Children smoothing canes with knives. CU Girl stripping with knife. Boys stripping cane. SV Men working on roof of hut. SV Women working on walls. CU Woman working on wall. CU Women pan to wall. SV Completed house. MS of Local Chief with his son outside the new house. Shots of his wife and family. MV Pan free train moving alongside village. VS of local traditional dances being performed.
(Dupe Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/01/1950.