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Degree Day Rag By Trinity Students (1926)

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Various shots of students in fancy dress messing about on the steps to an old college building; some are dressed in drag, others as racial stereotypes (Arabs, African tribesmen etc.) and historical figures. A student dressed as a university professor holds fake degree presentation ceremony - he gives out badges to some of the others in fancy dress. A male student dressed as a belly dancer inspects a row of students with false beards; the belly dancer pinches their knees and biceps.

Item Information:

Identifier
q237hs04k
Collection
Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
Institution
British Pathé
Publisher
British Pathé
Date Issued
Jun. 10, 1926
Genre
Motion Pictures
Places
Leinster > Dublin City > Dublin
Leinster > Dublin City > Trinity College
Topic(s)
Drag
Stereotypes
Universities
Resource Type
Moving image
Language
English
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