• Short Summary

    Footage of the state visit to Ghana by Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ghana hails Premier.

    Ghana, Gold Coast, West Africa.

    M/S Ghana Guard of Honour lined up at aerodrome. M/S Prime Minister Harold Macmillan with Lady Dorothy stepping down from Bristol Britannia aircraft. M/S as Macmillan shakes hands with Dr Kwame Nkrumah (Prime Minister of Ghana), who also shakes hands with Lady Dorothy. C/U Ghana photographers. M/S Macmillan shaking hands with Ghana personalities including British High Commissioner, Mr A. W. Snelling. C/U locals watching. M/S Lady Dorothy, Macmillan and Dr. Nkrumah talking to Ghana chief dressed in tribal costume.

    M/S people watching. L/S Macmillan shaking hands with personalities, Ghanian and European. C/U Ghanian chief. Various shots as Macmillan shakes hands with dignitaries and officials. C/U people watching. M/S Macmillan stepping into Rolls Royce car followed by Nkrumah. M/S of the two sat together as the car drives off.

    Note: for search purposes - Ghanians and Ghanaians.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1660.20
    Media URN:
    70908
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:48:00 / 01:34:42:00
    Canister:
    60/4

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