Gold Coast

The Gold Coast achieved independence as Ghana in 1957. 

 
 
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FREEDOM FOR GHANA (1957)

DOCUMENTARY: Independence Day celebrations in Ghana, including ceremonies and pageants and the opening of the Ghana Parliament by the Duchess ...

 

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 ...

 

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.

 

TWILIGHT FOREST (1957)

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

 

AWUNI'S VEGETABLES (1955)

Expert advice given to villagers to plant and grow vegetables for better yield and produce. Very similar to IT PAYS ...

 

BLACK POD (1955)

Cocoa plantations in the Gold Coast (Ghana) and how they are affected by insects and the negligence of farmers.

 

GOLD COAST PREMIUM BONDS (1955)

Promotional film advertising Gold Coast Government Premium Bonds. One lucky winner is seen collecting wads of banknotes. "Buy A Bond, ...

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. ...

 

CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS (1954)

Progress in the territory, showing schools, universities, buildings, education and political development.

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 ...

 

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

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

 

TAKORADI - GATEWAY TO THE GOLD COAST (1954)

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

 

WEALTH IN WOOD (1954)

The wealth which its timber brings to the Gold Coast.

 

FUSENI'S CASH CROP (1953)

Native is instructed on irrigation by local Agricultural Assistant.

 

GOLD COAST - COCOA BUTTER (1953)

INTEREST.

RL.1 Opening shot of a map of Europe and Africa with a route plotted from London to the Gold Coast. ...

 

INSTALMENT OF QUEEN MOTHER OF ENYERESI 1953 (1953)

Ceremonies surrounding the installation of the Queen Mother of Enyeresi.

 

KOFI THE GOOD FARMER (1953)

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

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 ...

BOY KUMASENU

BOY KUMASENU (1952)has video enhanced entry

A story of transition within the Gold Coast, as the boy Kumasenu moves from a small fishing village to the ...

 

GOLD COAST ELECTS FIRST LEGISLATURE (1951)

Locals in Accra vote in the first General Election which results in victory for the Convention Peoples Party.

 

GOLD COAST GREETS FREED PARTY LEADERS TNR 337 (1951)

Nkrumah acclaimed on release from jail.

 

AMENU'S CHILD (1950) enhanced entry

'"How better ways of feeding children came to an African village".

A Story told in the traditional idiom of an African ...

 

DRUMS FOR A HOLIDAY (1950)

INTEREST. A film on the Gold Coast [Ghana], including a record of the 1946 Ashanti Durbar at Kumase.

RL.1 The town ...

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 ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.27 (1949)

Gold Coast. A new fish-canning industry which has been started at Osu.London. African students visit the Fire Brigade H.Q. and ...

COLONIAL MONTH

COLONIAL MONTH (1949)has video enhanced entry

Coverage of the Colonial Exhibition in Oxford Street held during Colonial Month in the summer of 1949 to 'spread the ...

 

GOLD COAST REVIEW NO. 2 (1949) enhanced entry

Cinemagazine chronicling the change and progress taking place in the Gold Coast.

"Consists of the following items:- 'Number, Please!' The Story ...

 

GOLD COAST REVIEW NO. 3 (1949) enhanced entry

Cinemagazine chronicling the change and progress taking place in the Gold Coast.

"Consists of the following items:- Governor meets Chiefs at ...

 

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 ...

 

ACCRA MARKET (1948)

Tour round a market place in Accra, made from COI material taken in the Gold Coast.

AFRICAN CONFERENCE IN LONDON 1948

AFRICAN CONFERENCE IN LONDON 1948 (1948)has video enhanced entry

Intended for African audiences, the films shows the opening of the African Conference in London in September 1948 and the ...

 

AFRICAN CRAFTS NO. 2 (1948)

INTEREST. Bead-making and leather-working in West Africa.

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 396 (1948)

For a detailed shotlist, contact NFTVA. Items include SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIAL TO HISTORIC BATTLE LORD LOUIS AT JAIPUR CELEBRATIONS FARMERS' ...

 

CINEMAGAZINE NO.11 (1948)

1. Coastal Trader: Indian seamen in their primitive vessels. 2. Doggett's Coat and Badge: the annual race in London for ...

 

COCOA HARVEST (1948)

The method of harvesting cocoa in the Cold Coast. The cultural background of the people and cutting of the cocoa ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.23 (1948)

Nigeria: Palm oil mill. A modern method of palm oil extraction. Gold Coast: Houses to last. A quick and inexpensive ...

 

OLD TIN TRUNK (1948)

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

 

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 ...

 

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.10 (1947)

Inter-colonial sports. Nigeria v Gold Coast at Lagos 1947.

'Inter-Colonial Sports Nigeria v Gold Coast, Lagos 1947'. The police ground Ikoyi, ...

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.9

COLONIAL CINEMAGAZINE NO.9 (1947)has video enhanced entry

'London: This magazine is devoted to the activities of the Gold Coast Band during their visit to the U.K. The ...

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 ...

 

FIGHT FOR LIFE (1946)

A film which shows the primitive conditions of the people of the northern region of the Gold Coast. It shows ...

 

FIGHT TUBERCULOSIS IN THE HOME (1946)

A film produced in West Africa in order to show how, by sensible conduct and precautionary measures in the home, ...

 

FISHERMEN'S SERVICE (1946)

Scenes from the service conducted by His Lordship the Bishop of Accra at Bukom Square, Accra, Ghana.

 

GOLD COAST JOURNEY (1946)

View of the coast from surf boats, Portuguese palaces, canoes used for fishing, women cleaning the catch, mud ovens for ...

 

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 ...

 

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. ...