• Short Summary

    Japanese visit graves of their war dead & people collecting and sorting shells.

  • Description

    Broome, Australia.

    Title reads 'Unusual Ceremony at Broome'.

    LS. Small child on wide sandy beach. GV. Old town of Broome. Various shots of Aboriginal man sorting out pearl shells - Broome is the centre of the Australian pearling industry.

    Various shots of Japanese men at Japanese graveyard in Broome, Australia. Japanese men pay tribute to their dead - mostly immigrants who came to Australia at the turn of the century. They lay food on stones and pour beer over graves as a tribute.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 30/09/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3218.14
    Media URN:
    76767
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:19:00 / 01:37:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 4188 E

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