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    Ceremony of opening of the Parliament in Ghana.

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    Ghana (Gold Coast).

    LS. Ghana dignitaries entering Parliament all in national dress for the state opening of the Parliament. LS. Crowded stands as cars arrive at Parliament. LS. People around entrance to Parliament. LS. Cars arriving at Parliament, crowded stands in background. Two long shots of the cars arriving at Parliament and people entering. MS. Contingent of the Ghana Army marching by. LS. Men entering Parliament in judicial robes. LS. Group of Ghanian men in traditional dress on lawn (either gesticulating or chanting). LS. Military band playing. Several shots as President of Ghana Dr Nkrumah arrives. He inspects Guard of Honour. Various shots as Dr Nkrumah, followed by other dignitaries, walk along under awning to enter parliament. MS. Group of Ghanaians beating huge drums. Various shots crowded stands. Several close up shots of the loudspeaker system. LS. Guard of Honour with Parliament building in background. LS. Crowded stands. CU. Side view, Ghanian policeman. LS. Guard of Honour. MS. Dr Nkrumah leaving Parliament. LS. Dr Nkrumah leaves in open car followed by mounted troops.

    (Mute Lav)

    Date found in the old record - 01/07/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:12:00 / 01:46:22:00
    UN 3372 G

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