The People of Paradise: 3. The Firewalkers of Fiji

 

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Description:

First transmitted in 1960, David Attenborough meets the legendary firewalkers of Beqa Island, Fiji, who captivated both himself and his crew. Their visit is part of an expeditionary tour of the South West Pacific Islands in search of vanishing South Seas rituals and customs.

 

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 8.35pm 5 May 1960

Duration: 30 mins

 

Collection: David Attenborough - The Early Years (31 programmes)

A collection of programmes, letters and photographs from 1955-1969, showcasing the early work of Sir David Attenborough.

 

 

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