Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone attained independence on 27 April 1961. 

 
 
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SIERRA LEONE GREETS THE QUEEN (1961)

Record of the royal visit by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Sierra Leone 25/11 - 1/12/1961.

Royal yacht Britannia's ...

 

SIERRA LEONE STORY (1961)

George Scott reports from Sierra Leone on its independence; interviews with Dr. D.S.H.W. Nicol, principal of Fourah Bay College, Sir ...

 

OPERATION SEGBWEMA (1959)

Addition of a new operating theatre to the Nixon Memorial Hospital in Sierra Leone.

 

RICH IN DIAMONDS (1959)

Dealing with illicit diamond smuggling on the Sierra Leone. Commentary by Franklin Engelman.

 

BIRTH OF A DIAMOND (1958)

A visit to Sierra Leone where much of the world's diamond industry is centred. Processes of preparing diamonds for dispatch. ...

 

WEST AFRICA'S NEW ARCHBISHOP (1955)

The election and appointment of the new archbishop of West Africa, James Lawrence Horstead of Freetown, Sierra Leone who replaced ...

 

SIERRA LEONE 1954 (1954)

Record of Baptist Missionary Society tour led by Sir Herbert Janes of various locations in Sierra Leone. Opens with boat ...

 

HEART OF THE MATTER (1953) enhanced entry

Story of a police officer in Sierra Leone who has a love affair with a girl during his wife's absence ...

 

Birch Collection: 19: Sierra Leone (1950)

At home in Sierra Leone

Production / Donor Details: Films taken by John Birch. In the 1950s the John and Daphne ...

Birch Collection: 6: Freetown and Yengema, Sierra Leone

Birch Collection: 6: Freetown and Yengema, Sierra Leone (1949)has video enhanced entry

Various scenes in Sierra Leone. Aerial sequence along a jungle river with waterfalls shows us increasing western development nearing the ...

 
 

NICKY HENSON CAN 65 (1948)

Leslie Henson's home movie. Sierra Leone. Leslie Henson with native girl. Game reserve. Natives

 

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. ...

 

FAR EAST WAR MAGAZINE NUMBER 1 (1945) enhanced entry

Two items on the logistic aspects of the campaign in Burma: the "bloodless battle" of the latter stages ...

 

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 ...

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 ...

 

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 ...

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN

AFRICA'S FIGHTING MEN (1943)has video enhanced entry

An illustration of the role of African servicemen in the Second World War. The King's African Rifles and the Royal ...

 

COLOUR FILM SCENES SHOWING THE BATTLESHIP HMS NELSON... (1942)

START 00:00:00 Scenes at Scapa Flow filmed on 4 March 1941: a port side profile of the battleship HMS Nelson ...

 

SCENES ON BOARD THE BATTLESHIP HMS NELSON ON CONVOY... (1941)

START 00:00:00 Filmed between 3 and 6 March 1941 (?), black and white footage showing the new Royal Navy battleship, ...

 

Roach Collection: 006: Nigeria, Gran Canaria, Freetown... (1937)

This is a personal film record of a visit to mainly Nigeria but touching on Sierra Leone and other ports ...

 

PRINCE IN AFRICA TOPICAL BUDGET 714-2 (1925)

"INCIDENTS DURING HIS VISIT TO FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE". Two shots of official ceremonies during which the Prince is not seen ...

 

BRITAIN'S BIRTHRIGHT (1924) enhanced entry

The goodwill tour of the Royal Navy's special service squadron around the world, November 1923 to September 1924.

The ...