To raise money for charity, students from Portsmouth dress up as Ku Klux Klan members and get the Lord Mayor to join them.
Item title reads - All in the cause of charity. Ku Klux Klan - otherwise Portsmouth's merry students - raid the Town Hall and "initiate" the Lord Mayor a member! Portsmouth, Hampshire.
L/S as one student wearing robes and a black hood walks down with the mayor to other students at the bottom of the steps outside the Town Hall. L/S as the students dressed as Ku Klux Klan members walk along. M/S as the first student speaks. M/S of one in procession carrying a noose. M/S as something is read out from a scroll and the leader puts the mayor in robes with string of onions (?) or lemons (?) around his neck. M/S as the students wave their arms and bob up and down.