• Short Summary

    A look at a large gold prospecting concern in New Guinea.

  • 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

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

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