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Operatic Operation
Operatic Operation

Operatic Operation 1963


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Operatic Operation 1963

16 mins United Kingdom

A "little taste of show business" comes to a quieter stretch of the Fylde Coast in this affectionate colour portrait of the Thornton-Cleveleys Amateur Operatic Society. This is a fascinating look behind the scenery as the group of enthusiastic amateurs prepares to stage the operetta 'The Desert Song'. From early rehearsals to the feverish activity of opening night, a good time is had by all.

Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.


Documentary Amateur film


Stage performances Rehearsals Operatic societies


The Arts on Film




United Kingdom



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