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Cocoa production in Papua and New Guinea
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 7 | Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Montage of Papuan tribal man, man on horseback and Papuan scientist. WS Papuan natives staking land for cocoa production and VS planting crops, tending plants. VS Papuans cutting cocoa pods from branches, breaking pods open and removing wet beans into woven baskets. VS women walking to weighing stations with baskets carried across foreheads. VS beans weighed in bags on scales. CU of man writing receipt. VS of fermentation process with Papuan workers treating beans in vat. CU scientist studying cocoa pod and VS Papuans and non-indigenous men in laboratory carrying out tests on rows of cocoa beans. Tilt across thousands of cocoa beans being spread to dry by workers in fermentery. ECU beans in palm of Agricultural Officer's hand. WS pan across low lying buildings of cocoa factory and CU to hessian bags of Rapitok cocoa beans. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 146091 | 1 min 34 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |