There is no title extant for this item. Paper records suggest that it is scenes from the play "Hassan" at the Majesty's Theatre.
Stage set. A large chorus kneel and genuflect to a king/holy man/politician? who stands on a balcony. This is the dramatic moment when Hassan (Henry Mainly), discovers...
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.