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Ile de Pâques

Belgium / France, 1935 (MIFF 1953, Pacific Islands)

Director: John Farnhout

Filmed during Franco-Belgian anthropological expedition of 1934-35 to Easter Island. Contains unique views of the island and islanders. Shows removal of statue by the expedition.

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