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.

Credits

producer

Ben Sharpsteen

production company

Walt Disney

Language

English

Duration

00:31:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32307

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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