Irish actors perform a series of character roles for the camera.
Item title reads - Brilliant Irish artists. A cine interview with the Abbey players in some of their famous character roles. Ireland. ABBEY PLAYERS - CHARACTER ROLES.
M/S of a man playing the role of an old fisherman smoking a pipe and looking grumpy. M/S of another man with a cigarette, he seems to be telling a story and laughing. M/S of another man laughing and talking. M/S of a man with a bowler hat and moustache writing in a book.
M/S of a woman pleading and imploring to someone off-screen. M/S of a young man looking humble. M/S of a man with one arm looking in despair and holding his head in his hand.
M/S of the actors out of character, the camera pans across them all. M/S of one lady talking and smiling, she is wearing a fancy cloche hat. M/S of another woman in a hood, she is making a dramatic speech and holding her hand in the air. M/S of another woman in a black cloak which she has over her head, she is looking sorrowful. M/S of a lady with grey hair and little round glasses, she is sat in a chair knitting and looking wise.