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Sphinx Reel - Highlights of Commem Week
Student life and all that jazz - a visit to Liverpool University in1952.
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Liverpool University's Amateur Film Unit gives us an entertaining record of student life with this irreverent review of Commemoration Week, including spirited rehearsals for a theatre production, and more sedate pastimes such as a garden party opened by legendary American jazz singer Lena Horne. Jazz is also on offer at the Commemoration Ball, led by bandleader Cyril Stapleton and his orchestra.
Courtesy of the University of Liverpool Library.
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