• Short Summary

    A brief look at the island of Nias, off the coast of Sumatra in the Dutch East Indies.

  • Description

    Title reads: "TWO MINUTES IN SUMATRA".

    Nias, off the coast of Sumatra, Dutch East Indies.

    Various shots of village houses and carved stonework in the area. We see the Chief's House in the centre of the village; a large imposing building with large tree-trunk beams. Numerous locals sit on the porch and steps of the house. A carved dragon denotes that sacrificed slaves were buried there.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1056.05
    Media URN:
    37236
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:12:00 / 01:08:19:00
    Canister:
    PT 398

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