• Short Summary

    Short film about the joys of visiting Tahiti and Bali Hai.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Tahiti!"

    Tahiti, French Polynesia. (South Sea Islands)
    GV Panning shot, mountain range in Tahiti. LS to MS Pan with Teal passenger plane landing at Papeete. MS Passengers alighting from the aircraft. MS Tahitian girls putting garlands of flowers around the passengers' necks. GV of Papeete, capital of Tahiti. GV Ext: Government House. MS Entrance to Government House. CU Road sign: Papeete. GV Street scene in Papeete. MS Pan with girl on moped. MS Tahitian family walking towards camera. MS Girl buying coconut. Travelling shot through windscreen of car as it travels along quiet streets in Papeete. GV Ext: Quinns' Night Club. CU Tahitian girl. GV Market. Various shots, of stalls and shoppers in the market. GV People bathing in the sea. CU Girl in very brief bikini. Various shots, men and boys fishing in the harbour. Various shots of launches in the harbour. Various shots of launches in the harbour. CU Small boy playing ukulele with a sailing ship in background. GV Replica of Captain Bligh's "Bounty" in harbour. GV Looking along main deck of the Bounty. MS Man at helm of the Bounty. General view of the ship from top of the main mast. Various shots men loading supplies aboard motor launch, and people going aboard. MS Pan with launch as it leaves the harbour. GV from the sea, of the island of Moorea (Bali Hai). GV from the sea, of a native village on the shore. MS Two locals carrying carcass of a pig. MS Three locals lighting large stone fire. GV of a Bay on the Island, surrounded by palm trees. MS Two small boys on a moped. Various shots of a truck making its way across the island. Various shots of locals preparing food for a feast. GV People squatting around very long table during the feast. Various shots of girls wearing grass skirts, dancing and singing around camp fire at night. CU Drummer. Various shots of girls in grass skirts dancing the Hula. GV a Bay on the island at dawn, with the sun rising over the Bay.

    (Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material may date from around 16/05/1961. N.B. Sound track is very, very faint on this item - probably not usable - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:56:00 / 02:03:49:00
    UN 3489 A

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