Introductory intertitle in French suggests that Japanese children are in general very happy and hardly ever cry. Various shots of two cute children kneeling on cushions and eating ice cream or similar from little glasses. Two women in kimonos help the children eat and laugh and smile...
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.