Samoa

New Zealand, 1948

Film
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A survey of native life, customs and cultural activities in Western Samoa. The islanders are seen at work - making baskets, and copra, picking coconuts, bread0frut, and bananas, building a church, and fishing. Glimpses inside hospitals and medical centres illustrate the work being undertaken in safeguarding the health of the native. Recreational activities include Samoa cricket, singing and dancing.

Credits

producer/director

Stanhope Andrews

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:16:45:00

Colour

Black and White

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