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  • Short Summary

    Ghana's soldiers & regimental band marches through town, soldiers guard power station.

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    Various shots, soldiers from Ghana marching through Leopoldville. They are led by Mr. E. R. T. Madjitey, Ghana's Commissioner for Police. The Band is Ghana's regimental band. Ghana soldiers marching through Leopoldville. They stop in centre of town and the regimental band plays "Highlife" to the natives. Shots of natives cheering and clapping hands. LS. as the soldiers drive off for distribution. LS. Power station at Leopoldville. MLS. Ghana at Leopoldville CU. Capt. Donto and another Ghanaian soldier sending message whilst on guard at the power station. MLS. Two shots of the power station. LS. Six high angle shots of Leopoldville, the area where the white Belgians are. MCU. Three shots of damaged cars. The first two were burnt together with the owners, but the owner of the third was shot and the car crashed. MLS. MCU. Various shots of the natives who refused to go to work and have gathered in the street MCU. The natives talking to Congolese soldiers on parade

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:25:00 / 01:56:06:00
    UN 3399 A

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