Pathe news: Sierra Leone independence

United Kingdom, 1961

Film
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The ceremonies and celebrations preceding Independence Day in Sierra Leone, and events in the capital city of Freetown on the day of inauguration. HRH the Duke of Kent, representing Her Majesty the Queen, is seen attending a party at Government House, and speaking at the State Opening of the Sierra Leone Parliament. A water regatta and displays of traditional dancing are among the activities enjoyed by the people of Sierra Leone.

Credits

production company

Associated British-Pathe

British Information Services

Language

English

Duration

00:07:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28521

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nationalism

History → Africa - History

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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