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The importance of the coconut palm to New Guinea and the manufacture of copra from its nuts.
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 8 | Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Tilt down coconut palm trees, GS palm nursery, CU rhinoceros beetle being placed in jar. Local Papuans gathering coconuts, WS groups chopping off husks. Agricultural Officer inspecting coconut flesh. VS coconut flesh being tipped into drying trays, worker and officer looking at flesh. Track past storage silos, bags being pushed towards ship, bags being lifted in net. High pan past mountainous landscape to harbours. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148573 | 2 mins 42 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |