• Short Summary

    Dr Kwame Nkrumah (Prime Minister of Ghana) pays a state visit to Moscow.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nkrumah Sees Moscow".

    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    GV crowds gathered at Vnukono airport to welcome Dr Kwame Nkrumah (Prime Minister of Ghana). LV pan Nkrumah walks down steps from his Russian built aircraft and he embraces Nikita Khrushchev twice. SV Ghanian people waiting to welcome Nkrumah. SV as a small girl presents President Nkrumah with a bouquet and he kisses her on the forehead. SV people waving flags LV the guard of honour marching past. CU Premier Khrushchev and President Nkrumah. SV guard of honour marching past. SV Ghanian people waving to the President Nkrumah pan as President Nkrumah walks past the crowds.

    GV crowds lining the streets on route from the airport. LV tracking shot the procession of cars going through the streets. LV Mr Nkrumah seated on the car with Mr Khrushchev and President Leonid Brezhnev waving to the crowd. SV Ditto.

    GV the Lenin and Stalin Mausoleum. LV guards at the entrance. SV pan the wreath being carried by two soldiers for Mr Nkrumah to be laid against the wall of the mausoleum. SV Mr Nkrumah. CU the wreath.

    GV the new palace under construction (for M. Khrushchev) pan down to show the visitors walking through the workers. LV pan Ditto. CU Mr. Nkrumah shaking hands with women workers. SV other women workers applauding. GV interior chandeliers handing in a great hall in the palace pan down to show crowds of people gathered there. LV Ditto. SV as Khrushchev, Mr Nkrumah and President Brezhnev toast on another.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1732.15
    Media URN:
    53755
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:05:00 / 01:21:33:00
    Canister:
    61/59

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