Reels 5 & 6 (spliced) Roosevelt inaugurated for second time as President in 1937. We see various views of Roosevelt and of the crowd below. It is raining heavily - lots of the crowd wear hats and carry umbrellas. Speech on soundtrack about democracy and poverty. M/S of Roosevelt as he makes the speech...more
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.