FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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Boys and Girls in Papua New Guinea

New opportunities for the boys and girls of Papua and New Guinea
Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 17 Minutes | Producer : Malcolm Otton
Director : Bern Gandy |
Port towns of Rabaul and Port Moresby. Village market. Papuans loading ships, working as carpenters and clerks. Papuans in open truck along road, track past village. Coconut palms, people extracting copra from nuts on ground. Coffee harvesting, drying and loading bags. Peanut harvest by hand, cocoa pod harvest and processing, weighing bags. TAA plane taking off from highlands, medical assistants treating locals' teeth and medical needs. Doctors operating in hospital. Village school, children marching, in classroom. Boy scouts and and girl guides marching and singing around campfire. Young Papuans learning typing, assisting car mechanic, students in anatomy class with skeleton. Australian agricultural expert teaching locals to farm. Local council meetings, interior Legislative Council meeting. Papuan making speech. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 149672 | 8 mins 9 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |