African ceremonial presentation of a new chief (Ga Manche) attended by the British Governor
Accra, Ghana, West Africa
DURBAR AT ACCRA.
LS. GV of the scene on the old Polo ground at Accra. LS.MS. Various shots of many chieftains and followers arriving at the ground. Lots of traditional robes and umbrellas, Native dancing and singing to the sound of drums. LS. The procession of the Ga Manche (Nii Tackie Kome II). LS. Another chieftain and followers arriving. CU. African native spectators. MS. Followers dancing. CU. A chieftain in Western dress. LS pan to CU. The Governor, Sir Gerald H Creasy arriving accompanied by the District Commissioner, Mr L A Britton greeting the chieftains. LS.MS. Chieftains seated. LS.The Governor walking to dais. LS.Ga Manche walking to dais. LS.MS. Governor speaking into microphones. CU. Native spectators. LS.The Ga Manche and the Governor shaking hands and chatting after the ceremony.