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"Prince of Tonga, 1928." J. Edward Hoffmeister Papers. MSS 0231. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Footage includes Prince Viliami Tungi Mailefih, scenes around Eua, Nukuʻalofa, Falcon Island, and a Tongan feast.
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Black and white film, 16mm, 7" reels
Titles in film: Some adventures in Tonga 1928 ; Presented in 1970 to His Royal Highness King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, King of Tonga , by Dr. J. Edward Hoffmeister of the Universities of Rochester and Miami, USA, who, with his colleague Dr. Harry S. Ladd of the US Geological Survey unraveled a part of the geological history of Tonga, especially the beautiful Island of Eua ; Nukualofa, Tonga, May 1928 - A party is organized by H.S. Ladd and J.E. Hoffmeister to visit Falcon Island, newest island in the Pacific, which had made its appearance in October, 1927 ; A native Tongan feast ; The Laka-Laka or native dancing begins
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