• Short Summary

    Scenes of floods in Accra, capital of Ghana.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ACCRA - FLOOD HAVOC".

    Ghana, Africa.

    Various shots of floods in Accra, capital of Ghana. A tractor is stuck in mud. A bus travels through floodwater. Locals paddle along in a canoe. A man wades through water up to his thighs and carrying an umbrella. A couple walk through the water; the woman has her skirt hitched up around her waist (white knickers).

    Several shots of houses that have partially collapsed due to the heavy rainfall. People walk through ankle-deep mud to collect belongings from houses. The wall of a house topples over to show people inside. M/S of sign reading 'Kwame Nkrumah Circle Station'. People walk along flooded railway lines.

    Notes on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1723.05
    Media URN:
    53490
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:32:00 / 01:06:40:00
    Canister:
    62/53

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