Gold Coast

The Gold Coast achieved independence as Ghana in 1957. 

 
 
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GOLD COAST ROMANCE GAUMONT GRAPHIC NO. 1515 (1925)

"A GOLD COAST ROMANCE - Police Corporal Williams and his dusky bride, from the Exhibition native village, married at St. ...

 

GUINNESS TRIP TO WEST AFRICA - PERSONAL FILM (1957)

A trip to West Africa by Guinness employees.

A lorry carrying crates of beer, it stops at an isolated building to ...

 

HARBOUR (1930)

INSTRUCTIONAL. The story of the building of the Takoradi Harbour on the Gold Coast. Opening shots of cocoa plantations where ...

HERE IS THE GOLD COAST

HERE IS THE GOLD COAST (1947)has video enhanced entry

A Central Office of Information film outlining the planned development of the Gold Coast over the next ten years.

Over footage ...

 

HIGH COMMAND (1937) enhanced entry

Murder and blackmail in an African outpost.

I WILL SPEAK ENGLISH

I WILL SPEAK ENGLISH (1954)has video enhanced entry

An instructional film made on behalf of the Department of Social Welfare, demonstrating a new technique to teach English to ...

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945)

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945) (1945)has video enhanced entry

I. "AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TEAM ARRIVES IN INDIA". Australians arrive in Bombay for a cricket tour that will take them to ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 67 (23/6/1944) (1944) enhanced entry

I. "NATIONAL DEFENCE COUNCIL MEMBERS WITH INDIAN TROOPS IN THE MIDDLE EAST" Touring members of the National Defence Council meet ...

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 70 (14/7/1944)

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 70 (14/7/1944) (1944)has video enhanced entry

I. "WEST AFRICAN'S ROLE IN INDIA'S DEFENCE" West African troops, "toughened by the toughest climate in the world", arrive in ...

 

INSTALMENT OF QUEEN MOTHER OF ENYERESI 1953 (1953)

Ceremonies surrounding the installation of the Queen Mother of Enyeresi.

 

IT CAN'T BE DONE (THEY SAID) (1954)

The building up of the cocoa-processing industry in the Gold Coast.

 

IT PAYS TO SPRAY (1957)

A farmer in the Gold Coast (Ghana) learns how to increase his yield of cocoa through the use of insecticides.

 

Jackson Collection: 31: Locusts. Durbar scenes. (1936)

Gold Coast. Northern Territories. Study of Lizards and small insects on earth baked ground in open flat scrubland. Swarm of ...

 

Jackson Collection: 32: Gold Coast life (1936)

Gold Coast. Group of small African boy with containers on their heads take water from a pond in the country ...

 

KOFI THE GOOD FARMER (1953)

The correct method of harvesting, fermenting and grading of cocoa.

 

MEDICAL TREATMENT IN THE FIELD BY 82ND WEST AFRICAN... (1945) enhanced entry

In the jungle around the town of Tamandu, Burma, a field hospital has been set up to look ...

 

MESSAGE OF THE DRUM (1930)

WEST AFRICAN COCOA PLANTATIONS.

MR. MENSAH BUILDS A HOUSE

MR. MENSAH BUILDS A HOUSE (1955)has video enhanced entry

Comedy. Mr. Mensah entrusts the building of his house to his irresponsible nephew, who wastes all the money and materials. ...

 

NIGHTWATCHMAN'S STORY: A ROMANCE OF INDUSTRY (1933)

Advertising. Film showing the manufacture of Cadbury's products - cocoa, chocolate and 'Bournvita'.

Rl.1 Credits (54). PROLOGUE. The night watchman of ...

 

NORTHERN TERRITORIES GOLD COAST (1928) enhanced entry

Film on local life in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, in particular the Konkomba country.

After briefly outlining the ...

OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE TOUR OF H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES  PART 3

OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE TOUR OF H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF... (1925)has video enhanced entry

Scenes from the visit of Edward Prince of Wales (later Edward, Duke of Windsor) to Africa in 1925. The film ...

 

OLD TIN TRUNK (1948)

Traditions and rituals of marriage and dowry in Gold Coast of Africa. Tale of how Arabella has her dowry added ...

 

OPENING OF TAKORADI HARBOUR (1927)

The opening ceremony of Takoradi harbour by the Rt. Hon. J.H. Thomas on 3rd April 1928. Mr Thomas and the ...

 

POTTERY IN THE GOLD COAST (1946)

A John Page film showing the various processes involved in pottery making in the Gold Coast (Ghana). "The film opens ...

PROGRESS IN KOJOKROM

PROGRESS IN KOJOKROM (1953)has video enhanced entry

Semi-fictionalised film showing the rle of the local council in Kojokrom, a town in the Western Region of ...

 

SANDERS OF THE RIVER (1935)

Story of the work of Commissioner Sanders, the King's representative among the tribes of British West Africa. [Features Chiefs and ...

 

SCENES SHOWING THE MANUFACTURE OF SOAP FROM COCOA BEANS... (1942) enhanced entry

Reel 1 (AYY 294-1) Africans in shirts and shorts carry sacks of cocoa beans on their heads. The sacks are ...

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES (1950)has video enhanced entry

"This is a brief survey of progress made by the British Government in helping forty separate colonial territories to raise ...

 

STORY OF BOURNVILLE (1932)

Advertising film which shows all aspects of Cadbury's work from the harvesting of cocoa beans, the production of cocoa and ...

 

TAKORADI - GATEWAY TO THE GOLD COAST (1954)

The enlarging and improving of Takoradi Harbour in the Gold Coast.

 

the KING AND HIS PEOPLE (1943) enhanced entry

A tribute to the "new Empire of the British Commonwealth of Nations" and more specifically to King George ...

 

the VOYAGE OF THE ASHANTI : a naval incident (1939) enhanced entry

Story of the maiden voyage of HMS Ashanti, a Tribal Class destroyer, to visit the Gold Coast to ...

 

TROPICAL HARVEST (1949) enhanced entry

Lime production on the Gold Coast and the manufacture of lime juice.

The film opens with shots of locals collecting fruit ...

 

TWILIGHT FOREST (1957)

Tells the story of an industrial enterprise, which showed for the first time how the forest resources of Nigeria and ...

 

VICTORY PARADE (1946) enhanced entry

Colonial troops in England for the Victory Parade on 8 June 1946.

Colonial troops arrive in Britain for the Victory Parade. ...

 

WEALTH IN WOOD (1954)

The wealth which its timber brings to the Gold Coast.

 

WEALTH OF WEST AFRICA: A VISIT TO A COCOA PLANTATION (1933)

'The Port of Accra- capital of the Gold Coast and Headquarters of one of the Fry Buying Agencies.' Viewed from ...

 

WEAVING IN A GOLD COAST VILLAGE (1948)

How Gold Coast villagers benefit from a modernisation of their methods of weaving.

 

WEAVING IN TOGOLAND (1948)

Students trained at Achimota College in Ghana in modern methods of spinning and weaving pass on their knowledge to a ...

WEST AFRICA CALLING

WEST AFRICA CALLING (1927)has video enhanced entry

The industrial development of West Africa (probably Gold Coast and Nigeria) under British rule.

West Africa before it was developed; forests ...

WEST AFRICA WAS THERE

WEST AFRICA WAS THERE (1945)has video enhanced entry

Film account of the part played by the 81st and 82nd (West African) Divisions in the third Arakan ...

 

WEST AFRICA, CANARIES, MADEIRA (1938)

Amateur footage by J.N. Jeneid (tour manager with Thomas Cook) of scenes(?) shot in West Africa, the Canaries and Tenerife ...

 

WHITE CARGO (1942)

Drama about an overseer of a rubber plantation.