The Happy Island

Location:Gemo Island, Papua New Guinea
Subject:Missionaries; health care
Length:26 minutes
Format:16mm; 1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1958
Director:Ann Gurr
Producer:Commonwealth Film Unit
Distributor:Film Australia
Library Code:NFVLS
Description:Told through a letter home, this film tells the story of a woman who became a missionary on Gemo Island. It looks at her work with the sick Islanders suffering from tuberculosis and leprosy and briefly mentions the sorcery and witchcraft that were part of traditional life.
Record No:747
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