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    Students' Rag - Brighton, East Sussex.

    A group of university students in costumes gathered round a truck w/ big sign reading 'Flying Squad' on the side and a cage like a jail cell on the truck bed. Some students in uniform pretend to arrest another guy and throw him in the jail.

    Next some of the students pose on a primitive looking vehicle w/ big smokestacks etc. Then comes the really funny part of their performance. A group of students in a variety of bizarre costumes including several boys in drag; play w/ a giant ball c. 4-5 ft. in diameter. They roll it around the big open square as the surrounding crowd watches. They throw the thing up in the air and bounce it above them; they all go running to chase it as it bounces away from them; etc. Various other chaos ensues, including people walking about on stilts - playing football (?) while crowd watches.

    Wacky; weird; games; fraternity; college; oddities; recreation.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:26:00
    ON 309 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 309 A
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    Student charity ON 309 Hazing
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