Titles read: "The Play of Tradition - A glimpse of Oberammergau, the famous village of the Passion Play".
Various shots show a reconstruction of events in mediaeval Oberammergau when the town was ravaged by the plague. The Plague Steward marches about with his drummer, drawing...
Good shots of theatre audience and backstage scenes including actors and theatre staff.
Members of Dublin University act out a play as part of a pageant of early Irish Saints.
A novel revolving stage is demonstrated at a theatre.
Coverage of the traditional Passion Play put on every 10 years in Oberammergau.
Erikson the conjurer performs card tricks and slight of hand.
We are informed how a pack of cards relates to the yearly calendar.
Footage of the Oberammergau Passion play play being performed. Bavaria.
The Divine Sarah Bernhardt acts a scene from "Daniel" in her own indomitable style.