The third in a series of very hard to find films on Borneo produced by Tom Harrisson and Hugh Gibb and first broadcast on the BBC in the late 1950s.
The ancient past of Malay and Penan tribes along the Niah River are investigated. The annual propitiation ceremony at the Niah cave protects researchers and collectors there. Cave painting and burial grounds are shown. Six dances and games of Niah death rites are performed. Filmed and narrated by Barbara and Tom Harrisson for British television. (1962)