A very old man called John Sylvester is featured - he is 114 years old.
John Sylvester - a man who is 114 years old - is the subject of this story. Mr Sylvester poses for the camera with his dog. He takes his hat off and smoothes his hair down. C/U of Mr Sylvester. He claims to be the oldest citizen of the British Empire and still does his daily dozen!
He walks towards the camera and lifts his arms in an excessive gesture. He repeatedly lifts his arms up in an "I am the champion" type gesture. He then touches his toes a few times.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 653.