Man looking at his post. Letter from his younger brother read over telling what’s been going on with the family in Ghana. Film of local activities, including boy making wooden bus. Animated models of buses and people. Boy writing. Man’s letter to younger brother. Scenes in London. The man, an architect, at work. Animated models of buses with London Routemaster among them. Credits.
Sound of dog barking: "P.S., we’ve got a new dog… "
Model making and photography David Ababio,
Assistants Samuel Quartey,
Sound Recordists George Dougan,
Overdubs and Crazy Voices Charles daCosta;
Production Manager Miriam daCosta;
Graphics Julie Kuzminska,
1st Offline Julie Kuzminska;
2nd Offline Charles daCosta;
Online Editor Julie Kuzminska;
"Xylophone" [mbira] music Gameli Tordzro,
"Atentenben dub" Roots Anabo;
Folk Guitar Music Danny Kissi,
Filming Equipment Abi Fims, London, U.K.;
Animation Facilities NAFTI, Accra,Ghana;
1st Offline and Online Editing Facilities London Video Access, NW1;
2nd Offline Facilities Heatham House, Twickenham.
Special Thanks to Ghana High Commission, U.K.,
Ms Felicia Appiah,
Ken and Yvonne Charles,
James Van Der Pool,
Filmed on location in Achimota, Ghana, and London, U.K.
Produced with financial assistance from the Arts Council of Great Britain.
© 1992 Charles daCosta.