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