In the Independent Ghana. (1957)

Film-document №4831 3 parts, Duration: 0:28:15 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Derbysheva L.

Script writers: Kiselev F.

Operators: Kiselev V.

Composers: Meerovich M.

Text writers: Gorelik I., Pastukhov N.


The film is about the stay of the Soviet Government Delegation at festivities dedicated to the independence of Ghana.

Historical background

March 6, 1957 on the Gold Coast in Africa was proclaimed the formation of a new independent state - Ghana. Celebrations to mark the transition from the position of Ghana colony of Great Britain in dominion status; parade in honor of Independence. Travel the Soviet delegation to the country.

Reel №1


Fishing village.

Working negros.


General view of a military fort.

General view of the mountains and streets.


Traffic on the streets.

Trading in the market.

Various fruits and products.

On the streets of working artisans (shoemakers).

Street Russia.

Central districts of the city.

Living on the streets.

Animation: Map of Africa.

Plans Asian Conference in Bandung.

Among the delegates - representatives of the Gold Coast.

Residents decorate the city of Accra.

Sales of newspapers and magazines.

Reel №2

Minister administrative Accra Ofori Atta met at the airport the first Soviet citizens - the government delegation led by Minister of State Farms Benediktov USSR, arrived for a holiday.

The Prime Minister, Kwame Nkrumah, and the Governor General greeted the Gold Coast arrived at the airport for a holiday the Duchess of Kent, representing the Queen of Great Britain.

Among the guests - U.S. Vice President Nixon, delegation of Czechoslovakia, China, Liberia, Romania, tribal chiefs in Ghana.


Among the dancers, Kwame Nkrumah.

Flag of Ghana.

Joyous people in the streets.

To the parliament building, which opens the session of parliament of Ghana, to the foreign guests, tribal chiefs, IA Benedictine, Nixon, Prime Nkrumah.

Parade at the stadium in Accra.

Representatives of the Youth League in the residence premier.

Nkrumah said.

A press conference for foreign journalists.

Nkrumah stands.

Reel №3

Cocoa plantations.

Benedictine and other members of the Soviet delegation to the plantations of the research station in the village Tafo.

Delegates talk to blacks.

Black women with children in the huts.

The first bridge in the country on the river Volta.

Construction of the port.

Children are engaged in physical culture.

First University of Ghana in Accra.

Parade on the streets of Accra.

Sports regatta in the Gulf of Guinea.

The people on the shore.

Seated guests.

Dance negros.

Arch independence.

The inscription on the arch.