Pygmies of Africa

United States, 1938

Film
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Depicts phases of pygmy life in the Congo River region of Central Africa including gathering of food, hunting methods, bartering processes, witch doctor mysticism and native superstitions.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27669

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Anthropology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Congo - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pygmies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → Anthropology

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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