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News from New Guinea: wood winning on Batanta

Week number 55-33

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Wood winning on the island of Batanta. Papuan people cut the Merbau trees down by hand and chop them into pieces, a bulldozer drags the trees to the coast where they are hauled onto a pontoon.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1955
Length:
01:37

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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