Island of the Red Prawns

Subject:Customs; weddings
Length:53 minutes
Format:16mm; 1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1978
Producer:William R Geddes
Distributor:Indiana U (rental of 16 mm)
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 913
Description:Documents the culture of one of the Fiji Islands by recording the traditional wedding of the children of two important chieftains. Intersperses scenes of the wedding preparations and ceremony with scenes of many local customs, such as the making of tapa cloth, fishing methods, and fire-walking. Recounts the legend of the red prawns during the wedding feast.
Record No:912
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