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Bruce Babington

St Peter's 1952-6. Just retired Emeritus Professor of Film Newcastle University in England. Author of A History of the New Zealand Fiction Feature Film (2007) among others. Get back home as much as I can.Main interest cricket watching. Where are those great players circa 52-3, Reeves, Woolams, Muriwai Gardiner, the Pope brothers, and others?

 Articles by this Author

Inspired by Stormy Land's wonderful letter I want to write a few articles about St Peter's in the early 50s; this, the first is about AFB's reading Sherlock Holmes stories to the school, sweet distribution on Sundays, and a memorable practical joke played by one of the boys.