Children trained for entertainment industry at Aida Foster School of Dramatic Art. Several shots of the children in classroom writing. Several shots of children learning to walk with book on head. Some older girls walking with books on their heads - one of the girls is Jean Simmons....
Short segment featuring the legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Demonstration of how an actor uses make-up to transform himself into a villain.
The technique of glass portraiture is demonstrated - Mr Sparrow makes a portrait of Barbara Hoffe.
Women model Mantillas and Spanish traditional shawls.
Good shots of theatre audience and backstage scenes including actors and theatre staff.
Short section of material about a miniature pony.
Footage of Doris Keen and Ellen Terry.
Very cute footage of primary school children rehearsing for their nativity play.