Dances of the South Pacific

Category: Travelogue

Length: 16:43
Film ID F16-0568
Film Description Compilation of Pacific Rim dance footage from the travelogue films of Mrs. Hacker.

Edited travelogue/ethnographic footage
with narrative titles
"...taken from Mrs. Hacker's Travel films." (Later remarried, Mrs. J. Shipley Dixon).
Apia British Samoa (complete)
Nukalofa-Friendly Island (dance after Flying Foxes)
Fiji War Dance (from Fiji part)
Bali Temple Dance (after dancers dressing)
Sumatra Batik Dancers
Ceylon Devil Dance

Producer: Mrs. C. W. Hacker, Mrs. J. Shipley Dixon
Audio/Visual: silent, b&w

Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Mrs. C. W. Hacker / Mrs. J. Shipley Dixon
Topics Dance performance, Dancing, Dancers, Sri Lanka, Samoa, Nuku Ľalofa, Fiji, Bali, Sumatra, Batak people
Rights All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email