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University of Tasmania, (2014) University Dramatic Society 1921 Index: University of Tasmania Collection. University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Copies of photographs of Mark Stump rehearsing 'Jane' with the
University Dramatic Society in 1921, and copies of newspaper reports and
cast list, donated (May 1985) by his daughter Judith Stump.
Mark Stump was a student at the University of Tasmania 1920-1924.
He married a fellow student, Elizabeth Hales. His daughter states
that proceeds of the play went towards the cost of two lawn tennis
courts, as noted in the Chancellor's graduation address of 1923.
Terence Crisp, who also appears in the photographs, was the driving
force behind the Dramatic Club. He was a cousin of the actor, Charles
Laughton, but unfortunately his opportunities for stage work were
very limited by his tiny stature - he was about 5 ft. tall.
Terence moved to Melbourne in 1925 and found some outlets for his
talent in broadcasting and directing amateur theatrical groups.
Includes copies of photographs of rehearsals on the lawn outside the University
on the Domain (Terence Crisp, Mark Stump, Lance Geeves,
Beryl Miller, Jack Parish), photocopy of title page and fly leaf of Mark Stump's copy of
"Jane, A Farce in three acts", and photocopies of newspaper reviews.

From University Collection UT424. See also University Dramatic Club Glebe Theatre Players Index UT556 http://eprints.utas.edu.au/18491/ which includes programmmes and news cuttings 1947–1950.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: University of Tasmania Special and Rare Collections, University of Tasmania, University Dramatic Society, 1921, Mark Stump, Jane, newspaper reports, cast list, photographs, Elizabeth Hales, student, play, theatre, Terence Crisp, Charles Laughton, rehearsals, Lance Geeves, Beryl Miller, Jack Parish, Judith Stamp, letters, farce, Harry Nicholls, W Lestocq, TH French, Index, Tasmania, UTAS,
Publisher: University of Tasmania
Collections: University of Tasmania > University of Tasmania Special Collections
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Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 00:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:22
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