New Guinea 1957 Reel 41 of 44

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:39
Film ID F16-0145
Film Description Reel 41 of 44
Unedited travelogue


Reel 41 of 44
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 145 1957: Reel 41: New Guinea. June 22-25. Minj.

Bird of paradise feather headdress: part of "Bride-price."
Facial decoration. Man's hair peroxide-bleached.
Trail leading to "Bride-price" party.
Eating roast pig. (underexposed).
Salting food: bamboo saltshaker. (underexposed).
Gifts at wedding.
Men (cu).
Girl with sticks through her nose.
Girl, (cu).
Man an road (overexposed).
Men and women (cu).
Scarification (cu).
Baby in balem bag. People (cu).
Garden with typically rectangular plots.
Airplane landing.
Bird of paradise headdresses.
Groups marching and dancing on road.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Marriage rites, Bride price ceremonies, Minj, Papua New Guinea
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