Chiswick Eyot, London.
Panoramic L/S of the river Themes - its banks, boats, trees and buildings in the background. M/S of several moored boats. Cut to a L/S of a woman sitting on the deck of a white boat, painting. C/U shot of the woman's shoe covered in pearls and embroidery - very pretty....
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.