Scenes from Buea, Southern Cameroons, as new House of Assembly set to open.
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Inside Secretariat, Buea - "Berlin" nameplate on safe door
Bismarck on Buea fountain. Shots 1 & 2 to emphasise remnants of German influence still remain (Cameroons was German colony until First World War). Shot 7 also.
Victoria, picturesque small port of Cameroons - pan along islands in bay.
Cut-in, kids bathing.
LS Victoria sea front.
Cameroons mountain, 15,555 ft., dominates southern part of British Cameroons; 5 degrees north of Equator, but snow-capped for part of year. Buen, administrative capital (Boo-ya) is 3000 ft. high on side of mountain.
Commissioner's residence, still known as the Schloss. Built by first German governor as replica of Bavarian royal hunting-lodge.
Dr. E.M.L. Endeley, (End-all-ey) Leader of Government Business in Southern Cameroons and new Prime Minister, enters car.
Endeley's car drives off from his house to give Commissioner names of his new cabinet.
ROLL TWO - Tri-X
Endeley arrives at Schloss, ushered in by steward.
Int. study in Schloss, Endeley and Commissioner, Mr. J.O. Field; endeley hands over list of new Ministers
Endeley and Commissioner talk in Schloss garden (2 shots).
CS Endeley, Commissioner (shot 7 brief - motor ran dawn).
Endeley broadcasts from Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation studio in Buca; 1st take, he looked at camera; 2nd take; end of roll' so both takes inconveniently short.
ROLL THREE -- Plus-X
To 51 ft. - Loading of bananas on to train; bananas are chief export of Cameroons, which is relatively poor territory otherwise. Banana plantations run by Government- sponsored Cameroons Development Corp.
51 to end -- Endeley speaks to supporters (his party - Kamerun National Congress. Stresses need for European help for long time to come, but mentions obstructive attitude of some British Govt. officials. Old man fires off antiquated muzzle-loader to salute Endeley.