• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II attends a farewell ball in Ghana and prepares to leave on "Britannia".

  • Description

    Cataloguers Note: A Colour version of this visit is found in the Doc material at 1211.05 - MD.

    Item title reads - Goodbye to Ghana.

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, conclude their trip to Ghana.

    L/S of people dancing at the farewell ball in the grounds of the state house at Accra. Various shots of couples dancing the 'high life' (hi li ?) a sort of rhythmic shuffle. M/S as Queen Elizabeth II walks along with President Kwame Nkrumah. Various shots of impressive firework display including an elephant and the Queen's head in lights.

    M/S of the Queen walking down with the President at a Durbar in Sekondi. M/S's as she is introduced to President of the Western Regional house of chiefs. Various shots as she walks on. L/S of the dancing, various shots as the Queen makes speech from platform. M/S as she waves. L/S of navy Guard stood to attention. M/S as the Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, say goodbye to President and Mrs Nkrumah. Various shots of Guards. M/S of the Queen and Duke waving goodbye from the deck of yacht "Britannia".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:10:00 / 01:39:33:00

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