SWEDEN: Playwright-Prince

To Scandinavians Prince William, younger son of King Gustavus of Sweden, is known as an inquiring traveler, whose wanderings almost equal those of Edward of Wales, and as a poet-playwright of some note.

Two years ago he converted his impressions of Africa into a play called Kinangozi. And when it was produced by a distinguished cast of Swedish actors, who greasepainted themselves into the likeness of Negroes, the sensation created in Stockholm was so great that the play later passed triumphantly to Oslo, Norwegian capital, and was acclaimed there.

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