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In the Land of the Head-Hunters

  • Runtime: 50 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Synopsis

In the Land of the Head-Hunters was produced and directed by Edward Curtis, hailed by film historian Kevin Brownlow as "the most gifted photographer of Indians." In 1914, Curtis took his cameras to the North Pacific, where he filmed the classic four-reel documentary In the Land of the Headhunters. To add some "pep" to his narrative, the director fabricated a continuity concerning the efforts of Motana, son of headhunter chieftain Kenada, to...more

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