Footage of Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, as he tours Africa. Yellow tinted.
Item title reads - With the Prince in Africa. Pathe Gazette presents first pictures brought by special courier. Sierra Leone, Africa.
Intertitle - 'Arrival at Freetown - the capital.' L/S as the royal car drives along the street and Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, waves and salutes to watching crowds. L/S as they get out of the car and walk up the steps to a large building, possibly a town hall, where he stands on the balcony and salutes.
Intertitle - 'Greets the Paramount Chiefs.' L/S of the Prince talking to the Chiefs, M/S as someone sits in a hammock and others stand around, the camera pans across them. M/S as they play the xylophone. M/S of people standing around waiting to meet him.
Intertitle - 'Inspects girl guides and boy scouts.' Various shots as he walks along the lines of guides and scouts, he inspects them, they do the scouting salute. He talks to a lady and looks at a big mushroom shaped model.
Intertitle - ' - and thoroughly enjoys performances of Devil Dancers, acrobats, and snake charmers.' M/S of a man swinging in ropes, another stands below him and handles snakes with a stick. M/S of the royal party, the Prince laughs. M/S of an African man dressed in a grass costume and large mask, he waves the Union Jack, others stand with him. M/S of ladies dancing. M/S of a lady in a fancy costume with beads round the bottom coming up and dancing in front of the Prince, she puts a hat on. Various shots as she dances for him.
Note: this item is yellow tinted.