• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II visits Tamale and meets tribal chiefs in Ghana.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Queen In North Ghana".

    Ghana, Gold Coast, West Africa.

    Queen Elizabeth II visits Tamale and meets tribal chiefs.

    Various shots of tribal chiefs waiting in Tamale. Various good shots as Queen Elizabeth II walks along with President Kwame Nkrumah and meets the chiefs. The Queen is accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Many of the chiefs are sheltering under large sun shades.

    M/S of boy wearing hat with two horns on the top, it is covered with shells and two straps hang down over his eyes. Another wears big robes.

    Various shots as the different tribes do traditional dances including the dance of warriors whilst the Queen watches with Prince Philip.

    L/S as she leaves in the car and waves to the assembled crowd.

    A mute colour version of this story exists later on tape - use sound track from here and pictures from colour version. - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1742.04
    Media URN:
    54029
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:03:00 / 01:16:29:00
    Canister:
    61/93

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