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Streaming video

Title New Guinea patrol / directed by Peter Dimond
Published Acton, Australian Capital Territory : National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1958
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (41 min.)
Series Australasian video online
Summary This film follows Assistant District Officer James Sinclair and his team of patrol officers, constables, carriers, interpreters and medical personnel as they journey from the furthest outpost of Koroba into the unknown high interior of New Guinea. Working on behalf of the Australian Government, their job is to explore and survey the Strickland River and beyond, and to make first contact with the people living in the area and introduce them to western culture
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed November 18, 2014)
Previously released as DVD
In English
Subject Papua New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration.
Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Dimond, Peter, director
Williams, Maslyn, 1911-1999, producer
Dibble, James, narrator
Crosby, Donald, narrator
Film Australia (Organization), production company
National Film and Sound Archive (Australia), distributor