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A Voyage to the Marquesas Islands : An Idyll with Herman Melville and Robert Louis Stevenson 1982

Program produced in 1982 of a modern journey through the Marquesas Islands features a narration inspired by and drawn from Herman Melville and Robert Louis Stevenson's writings. Produced by Papa Gere Production: G.L. Monahan Enterprises. Footage and subjects include the ocean; forests; sculptures; photographs; maps; the modern narrator's thoughts; artifacts; tattoos; tapa; floral decorations; children; activities that awed the adventurers; copra; breadfruit; going up into the mountains; fish; the loss of the culture; the end of the voyage. Includes footage from collections at Bishop Museum and a visit with Dr. Yoshiko H. Sinoto. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1984.0001.0001.

Languages: English


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