• Short Summary

    William John McKell, GCMG (Governor-General of Australia) is given reception by tribesmen and choir in Independent State of Papua New Guinea

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: New Guinea Welcome for Governor General

    INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Nondugal:
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    GOVERNOR-GENERAL MCKELL Arrives in Nondugal, Papua New Guinea where he is welcomed by assembled tribesmen (10,000) and chiefs. Resplendent in bird of paradise plumes. Speech by McKell translated into pigeon English while Tribal chief answers


    NATIVES Papua New Guinea natives assemble to greet Mr McKell - Australian Governor-General on his visit to Nondugal. His speech translated into pigeon English. While Tribal chief answers. Good song and dance shots


    Australia's Governor-General McKell visits Papua New Guinea (Nondugal) to greet natives. His speech translated into pigoen English Tribal chief answer - and good shot of song and dance by tribesmen


    TRIBESMEN New Guinea tribesmen assemble to greet Mr Mackell, Governor General of Australia on his visit to Nundugal. McKell's speech translated into pigeon English. Tribal chief answers go shot of them in song and dance


    Anthropology/Indigenous peoples; Sir William John McKell

    aboriginal, tribe, singing, dancing
    Background: William John McKell, GCMG (Governor-General of Australia) is given reception by tribesmen and choir in Independent State of Papua New Guinea

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7SUI735SCDV8VS9X2YYMIDKKX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SUI735SCDV8VS9X2YYMIDKKX
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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