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    Accra, Ghana, West Africa

    DURBAR AT ACCRA.

    LS. GV of the scene on the old Polo ground at Accra. LS.MS. Various shots of many chieftains and followers arriving at the ground. Lots of traditional robes and umbrellas, Native dancing and singing to the sound of drums. LS. The procession of the Ga Manche (Nii Tackie Kome II). LS. Another chieftain and followers arriving. CU. African native spectators. MS. Followers dancing. CU. A chieftain in Western dress. LS pan to CU. The Governor, Sir Gerald H Creasy arriving accompanied by the District Commissioner, Mr L A Britton greeting the chieftains. LS.MS. Chieftains seated. LS.The Governor walking to dais. LS.Ga Manche walking to dais. LS.MS. Governor speaking into microphones. CU. Native spectators. LS.The Ga Manche and the Governor shaking hands and chatting after the ceremony.
    (Comb. R.M.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    68371
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2541.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:30:00 / 01:36:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 2327 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2327 D
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Ghana Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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