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A night at the operetta with the Thornton-Cleveleys Amateur Operatic Society.
Amateur film 1963 16 mins
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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.
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