• Short Summary

    All African Peoples' Conference in Ghana - Nkrumah calls for United States of Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Accra. Africans Demand Liberation".

    Accra, Ghana. Meeting of All African Peoples' Conference.

    GV Delegates to the conference assembled. CU Delegate, pan to another. GV The Ghana Prime Minister, Dr Kwame Nkrumah speaking. CU Pan: people listening. CU Dr Nkrumah speaking. GV The assembly applauding. CU Dr Nkrumah seated.

    CU Pan, of cross on wall with the words reading "Long Live the United Nations". CU Sign reading "Peoples of Africa Unite! We have nothing to lose but our chains. We have a continent to regain. We have freedom and human dignity to attain". CU Another sign signed by Nkrumah reading "We prefer independence with danger to servitude in tranquility".

    SV Delegates leaving. SV Delegates talking outside building. SV The delegates turn and walk towards camera. CU African holding sign reading "Down with Tribalism", pan to line of Africans holding various banners. CU Sign reading "Free Jomo Kenyatta now". SV Mr A Ochwada, Senegalese delegate wearing European suit and tribal headgear and a leopard skin mat leaving the conference. He stops to pose for photographers, pan down to the leopard skin mat hanging over his hip. SV Other delegates leaving.


    Cataloguer's Note: Voiceover notes heavy presence of Communists and Soviet observers - MD.

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:18:00 / 01:34:27:00

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