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    Air-to-ground shots of Coral Sea and Owen Stanley mountain range, as aircraft flies from Brisbane to Ward's airstrip at Port Moresby (New Guinea) and then to Dobdura airfield. Australians and Americans deplane. US First Cavalry Division forms up at ...

     
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    A history of the battles, fought predominantly by Australian troops, to block the Japanese conquest of New Guinea and then to recapture the island.

    A general introduction stresses the conventional military defeats ...

     
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    For a detailed shot list, contact NFTVA. Items include:

    GENERAL EISENHOWER TAKES OVER NEW COMMAND SNOWFALL HINDERS EIGHTH ARMY ASSEMBLY LINE ON THE ITALIAN FRONT PAPUANS ON THE WARPATH ELEPHANTS ASSIST OUR WAR EFFORT ...

     
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    I. "Pacific Battlefront": A tribute to the endurance of Australian troops engaged in jungle warfare in New Guinea, and to the bushboys who assist them.

    II. "Further Advances in New Guinea": Australians in Papua get support from the Royal ...

     
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    Air-to-ground shots over the Coral Sea, flying from Brisbane in Australia to Ward's airstrip, Port Moresby, New Guinea, April 1944. Shot from inside (probably a civilian Short S23 Empire flying boat) aircraft lands on harbour waters and ties up. ...

     
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    ACTUALITY. Dance performed by men and women of the Koita tribe, Papua. In the background a boy tries to shin up a greasy pole (46ft) Note: Almost certainly filmed at the "durbar" of the Central Division tribes organised by Capt. Francis Rickman Barton ...

     
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    ACTUALITY. Lakwaharu men and women from Tupuselei village, Papua, perform a dance (67ft).

    Note: Almost certainly filmed at the "durbar" of the Central Division tribes organised by Capt. Francis Rickman Barton at Port Moresby in 1904.

     
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    ACTUALITY. Record of maginogo dancing by men and women of the Koita tribe. In the background a boy attempts to climb a greasy pole (45ft).

    Note: Almost certainly filmed at the "durbar" of the Central Division tribes organised by Capt. Francis ...

     
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    MILNE BAY 1942

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    Film of action at Milne Bay, which was an almost completely Australian operation and one that dealt a blow to Japanese strategy.

    The film begins by showing ships pouring in supplies. Inland are the first ...

     
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    Conditions faced by a team of explorers looking for oil. Principal locations Persian Gulf, Canada, Papua, Zanzibar, Trinidad.

     
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    Film of a Cheshire Home in Port Moresby, New Guinea.

     
  • PAPUA PATCHWORK

    Outlines the history of the London Missionary Society Papua mission, with reference to the missionary James Chalmers, and the work of the modern mission in the context of Papuan society and culture. Mission stations on the south coast of Papua are ...