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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister Dr. Nkrumah, Governor General + VIPs at opening of parliament in Ghana.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Opening of Parliament in Ghana.

    Various shots of diners at official banquet, Prime Minister Dr. Nkrumah makes speech. Various shots Master of Ceremonies making speech. Various shots judges arriving for opening ceremony. LS arrival of Krishna Menon (Indian Minister of Defence) with Indian Ambassador to Ghana.

    LS Nkrumah's car escorted by police and army motorcycle escort. MS Dr. Nkrumah with Mr. Krobe Edusei (Ghanaian Minister of Transport and Communication) and Mr. J. H. Allassani entering parliament. LS Mr. Wilson Flake (US Ambassador to Ghana) arriving with his wife and two US delegates, Mr. Lemon and Mr. Hare.

    Various shots guard of honour at attention as Governor General Lord Listowel arrives with mounted escort. Lord Listowel walks through the lower stand to take the general salute. Pan from military band to Lord Listowel taking the salute, pan to guard of honour. LS Lord Listowel inspects guard of honour. LS Lord Listowel with Mr. Krobe Edusei entering Parliament.

    LS grandstand. Panning shot from right to left of the grandstand. LS three flags fluttering in the breeze on top of Parliament House. Various shots as the flag is lowered as the Governor General leaves.

    Date on dope sheet is 01/07/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:59:00 / 01:34:52:00
    UN 3368 B

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