Gold Coast

The Gold Coast achieved independence as Ghana in 1957. 

 
 
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5TH FIELD COMPANY, GOLD COAST REGIMENT ON FOLDING BOAT... (1942) enhanced entry

I. 21 December. Opening with shots of African sappers unloading folding boats from a truck, the film shows the men ...

 

82ND WEST AFRICAN DIVISION NEAR TAMANDU (22/3/1945) (1945)

82nd West African Division move their headquarters to the banks of the Dalet river, about a mile north ...

a MAMPRUSI VILLAGE

a MAMPRUSI VILLAGE (1944)has video enhanced entry

Opening with a map of the area, the film depicts aspects of village life as local women carry baskets and ...

 

ACCRA MARKET (1948)

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

 

ACHIMOTA (1945)

Gives a picture of the daily life of men and women native students at Achimota College on the Gold Coast, ...

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 ...

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.

 

AFRICANS (1930)

Documentary of the work of missionaries and the growth of Methodism in the Gold Coast (now Ghana), highlighting evangelism, education ...

 

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 ...

 

ASHANTI (1939)

DOCUMENTARY: Destroyer ship "H.M.S. Ashanti" makes her maiden voyage to Ashanti, the country after which she has been named.

Credits (31), ...

 

AWUNI'S VEGETABLES (1955)

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

 

Beasley Collection 1: Coastal Scenes on the Gold Coast... (1930)

Local people and coastal scenes on the Gold Coast around Elmina.

Production / Donor Details: Film shot by Walter Henry Beasley ...

 

BLACK POD (1955)

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

 

BLAZING THE TRAIL (1927) enhanced entry

Documentary on the Gold Coast, showing the building of a new harbour at Takoradi, and the construction of roads and ...

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 ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 24 (1940)

For a detailed shot list contact the NFTVA. Items include: PERSONALITIES: A TRIBUTE TO MR CHAMBERLAIN AND OTHER ITEMS V.C.OFFICER ...

 

BRITISH NEWS NO. 34 (1941)

"THE REGENTS PARK ZOO TAKES CENSUS OF ITS RESIDENTS" (53-65); MS a keeper preparing to make a note in a ...

 

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' ...

CASTLES AND FISHER FOLK

CASTLES AND FISHER FOLK (1933)has video enhanced entry

Against the backdrop of the castles of the Gold Coast, the film shows the life of the local inhabitants.

The commentator ...

 

CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS (1954)

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

 

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 FROM THE GOLD COAST (1936) enhanced entry

The production of cocoa beans in the Gold Coast and their shipment to England.

After an opening title explaining that 'most ...

 

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.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.23 (1948)

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

 

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 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 ...

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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.

FOOD FROM THE EMPIRE

FOOD FROM THE EMPIRE (1940)has video enhanced entry

Film showing the food contributions supplied to Britain by various colonies and dominions.

Although more land has been given ...

 

FREEDOM FOR GHANA (1957)

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

 

FUSENI'S CASH CROP (1953)

Native is instructed on irrigation by local Agricultural Assistant.

 

GOLD COAST (1938)

INTEREST. A film of British West Africa.

Credits (23). The primitive fishing of the natives on the Gold Coast - they ...

 

GOLD COAST (1930)

AMATEUR. Film shot around the Gold Coast, with views from a train and a car, and shots of a small ...

 

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. ...

 

GOLD COAST COLONY TAKORADI HARBOUR AND RAILWAY TERMINUS... (1928)

The construction of the Takoradi harbour near Sekondi.

 

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.

 

GOLD COAST JOURNEY (1946)

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

 

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, ...

 

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 ...