A Chord for Voices

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Telecommunications; social change
Length:19 minutes
Year Released:1976
Director:Philip Robertson
Producer:Malcolm Otton; Film Australia for Overseas Telephones and Cables (Aust) and PNG Department of Public Utilities
Library Code:NFVLS; NSWSL
Description:Shows the completion of an undersea telecommunications link between Papua New Guinea, Australia and the rest of the world in 1976. The film suggests that the result of this technology will be to persuade the people to surrender their traditions and customs and develop a more sophisticated lifestyle.
Record No:312
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