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Physical description:
reference 3 film reels (2988 feet) sound color 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Title from credits (published work) - study collection
Prod. by Robert Gardner Peabody Museum, Dir. by Robert Gardner
Film prints formerly used for courses in Asian and Religious studies at Carleton College were deposited in HSFA in 2005. Films were made by various filmmakers and production companies and distributed by various educational distribution companies.
16mm film prints
Edited film: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964. Describes a photographic and ethnographic study sponsored by the Peabody Museum from Feb. 1961 to Nov. 1963 of the Dani, a people dwelling in the Grand Valley of the Baliem, high in the mountains of West New Guinea. Examines the customs and the primitive warfare of the Dani.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Language and culture  Search this
Warfare--intertribal  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2005.10.47
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives L:0
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives