Samoa [Widescreen]

United States, 1961

Film
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A graphic insight into the lives of the people of Samoa, an idyllic island group in the South Pacific, with a gentle climate, rich soil. Mountain peaks, and abundant water. Describes some f the elaborate ceremonies and customs developed by the Samoans. Shows the collecting and processing of copra, the principle export.

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Credits

production company

Walt Disney

producer

Ben Sharpsteen

Duration

00:31:40:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1961

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014588

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Oceania

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Samoa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Samoa

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

Places → Oceania

Places → Samoa

Places → Western Samoa

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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