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Title First contact [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Australia] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], c2005.
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (DVD) (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Highlands trilogy
Contents note "105218-9"
Copyright 1983 Arundel Films Production.
Creation Note Produced and directed by Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson in association with Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies. Photographers, Tony Wilson, Dennis O'Rourke ; editors, Stewart Young, Martyn Down ; music, Ron Carpenter ; narrator, Richard Oxenburgh
Performer note Narrator, Richard Oxenburgh.
Summary Note Recounts the discovery of a flourishing native population in the interior highlands of New Guinea in 1930 in what had been thought to be an uninhabited area. Inhabitants of the region and surviving members of the Leahy brothers' gold prospecting party recount their astonishment at this unforeseen meeting. Includes still photographs taken by a member of the expedition and contemporary footage of the island's terrain.
Target audience note Censorship classification: PG. - Adult themes.
Subject Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea
primitive societies -- Papua New Guinea
Documentary films
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Papua New Guinea
-- Social life and customs.
Added Author Connolly, Bob
Anderson, Robin
Oxenburgh, Richard
Corporate Author Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies
Arundel Productions
Shelf Location DVD 995.6 HIGH
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