• Short Summary

    Pathe pay a visit to a Leper Colony on a remote island near Fiji.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "First Camera Visit To - The Island of Hope".

    Mokonai, near Fiji.

    LV from ship of Mokonai island. Ship's rigging in foreground. LV Boat lying off island. Palm trees and lepers in foreground. LV Lepers waving. LV Relatives and friends of lepers walking down jetty. SV Friends greeting lepers. MV Towards friend greeting leper and crying. SV Leper and friend crying on one another's shoulders. MV Towards lepers and friends dispersing.

    LV coast of island. SV Pan palm trees and palm-thatched hut. LV Woman sewing and ironing under tree. SV Sister of the Society of Mary looking on. CU Woman using hand sewing machine. GV Ward. Children sitting on beds. CU Woman lying on bed sewing.

    LV Towards Dr. C J Austin walking between chalmugra trees with another man. CU Dr. Austin pointing up to tree. CU Foliage of tree showing berries. MV Sister of the Order of St. Mary filtering oil into bottle. SV Bottles of oil standing in sunshine.

    SV Sister treating woman leper. CU Sister treating leper. SV Sister binding feet of leper.

    MV Interior of cinema. SV Sister operating projector.

    LV Church with people leaving it. LV Towards people leaving church. MV People walking down road after leaving church.

    GV Coastline of island. LV Lepers and friends saying goodbye. SV Two women crying on each others shoulders. LV Through two palm trees boats leaving island. LV Pan lepers waving farewell to ship. LV Through two palm trees. of ship leaving island. Two men in foreground. waving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:38:00 / 01:43:50:00

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