Friendly Fiji

United States, 1965

Film
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Fiji, one time home of warring tribes, is now a peace loving island with a thriving tourist trade. Palm beaches, ocean waters, traditional native ceremonies, and the cosmopolitan capital of Suva are among the many attractions. Outlines Fiji’s history from the first missionaries, to British Dependency in 1874, and the present government. Shows the ceremonial opening of the Legislative Council, soldiers in parade dres, and the official raising of the flag.

Credits

production company

Dudley Productions

Duration

00:24:33:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014323

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Fiji - Description and travel

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourist trade

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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