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Through the Sallyport (1953)
part of:Rice U. Historical Shorts
length: 33 minutes

Produced by Shad E. Graham (a stringer for Fox Movietone News and husband of Rice alumna Grace Leake Watts who wrote the script), this film gives us glimpses of Rice's campus and an overview of curricula and activities with marvelous scenes of students studying, playing football, and dancing in the Senior Follies. Faculty are shown doing research on "autos, television sets, and atomic bombs"! President Houston speaks to us toward the end.

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