• Short Summary

    100,000 people take part in annual festival in New Guinea.

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    Mount Hagen, New Guinea.

    Aerial view of the highlands of New Guinea. Aerial view of Mount Hagen. Aerial view, closer shot of Mount Haven. SV Pan, native people assembled for the big show. SCU People gathered in front of a straw hut with the name 'Mount Hagen' written on board. CU Man firing an arrow. CU Arrow hitting target. CU Another man firing an arrow. CU Target. GV Governor General of Australia, Lord De Lisle and his daughter Catherine Sidney arriving to watch the mass show, & SCU Camera pans with car, they are standing on back seats. GV Large procession of men on their way to show ground. SCU People marching in line, camera pans to show the centre of line of men with a Union Jack on the end of a spear. GV Massed crowd of native people in traditional clothes and head gear gathered at the show ground. CU Back view, people wearing various traditional head dresses - many with various feather arrangements. CU Natives chanting and marching past camera in a slow dance, & CU. Another line of natives dancing, probably some sort of warriors dance. CU People dancing. CU The feet as they dance. SV Group of people dancing, & CU. SV People dancing past camera. SCU People dancing towards camera. CU Hands beating small drums. CU Heads with war paint. SV Natives pass camera dancing. CU Feet. GV Mass of native men running in circle across show ground. GV A mass of natives in a very large circle on the show ground, camera pans.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:34:00 / 01:06:10:00

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