Introductory intertitle reads: "Ever tried to figure out just what is the meaning of those queer characters? For instance, watch how John Chinaman builds up a word..."
C/U of a hand writing Chinese characters on a piece of paper. English words magically appear translating the Chinese. Words...
Circus scenes mixing live action and animation.
A very overweight woman is seen bathing her children, being pushed along in a pram, being measured.
A 42 stone man leaves hospital after an operation and has trouble getting into a taxi.
Backstage scenes of midget performers getting ready for a show - making up, dressing then dancing.
Very small people (dwarfs or midgets) pose for the Pathe camera.
A very tall man (giant) called John Aason visits his tailor.
Compilation of turns - visuals for Leonard Henry plus Michel and Hero (incorrect soundtrack).
Max and Harry Nesbitt and the Maestro Singers entertain us with some songs and patter.