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Author: Bob Connolly; Robin Anderson; Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies.; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the discovery of a flourishing native population in the interior highlands of New Guinea in 1930 in what had been thought to be an uninhabited area. Inhabitants of the region and surviving members of the Leahy brothers' gold prospecting party recount their astonishment at this unforeseen meeting. Includes still photographs taken by a member of the expedition and contemporary footage of the island's terrain.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Connolly; Robin Anderson; Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 11533399
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Intended audience: Ages 16 through adults.
Issued as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in. or VHS 1/2 in.
Issued also as motion picture.
Credits: Photography, Tony Wilson, Dennis O'Rourke ; editor, Stewart young, Marytn Down ; music, Ron Carpenter ; producers/directors, Bob Connolly, Robin Anderson.
Performer(s): Narrator, Richard Oxenburgh.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sound, color
Responsibility: produced and directed by Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson in association with Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies.

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Recounts the discovery of a flourishing native population in the interior highlands of New Guinea in 1930 in what had been thought to be an uninhabited area. Inhabitants of the region and surviving members of the Leahy brothers' gold prospecting party recount their astonishment at this unforeseen meeting. Includes still photographs taken by a member of the expedition and contemporary footage of the island's terrain.

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