• Short Summary

    The actor Tod Slaughter performing famous villainous roles including Sweeney Todd.

  • Description

    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    L/S's and M/S's of the dramatic actor Tod Slaughter sitting at a dressing table putting on a false moustache and make-up. M/S's of actor performing a scene from the book East Lynn, he plays the villain Sir Francis Leversson. Several other shots of the Slaughter putting make-up and costumes on to perform excerpts of other well know plays such as Maria Marten and Sweeney Todd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1264.12
    Media URN:
    42471
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:11:00 / 01:20:49:00
    Canister:
    NSP 131

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "East Lynn" in text and tags should read East Lynne.

    "Sir Francis Leversson" in text and tags should read Sir Francis Levison.

    Slaughter is also seen portraying the character Squire Corder from "Maria Marten".

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