Outer Islands of Fiji

First transmitted in 1960, David Attenborough visits the outer islands of Fiji during his tour of the South West Pacific Islands in search of vanishing South Seas rituals and customs.On the volcanic island of Koro, David Attenborough meets a tribal leader who claims to have extraordinary powers over the creatures of the sea, being able to summon sharks and turtles from the depths of the ocean.

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31 minutes

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Thu 12 May 1960 20:30
BBC Television Service

Sir David Attenborough - The Early Years

Sir David Attenborough - The Early Years

This programme is part of a BBC Four Collection showcasing the early work of Sir David Attenborough.

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Role Contributor
PresenterDavid Attenborough
PresenterBrian Branson
ProducerDavid Attenborough
Camera OperatorGeoffrey Mulligan
Editor-in-chiefRobert Walter

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