but nothing immediately springs to mind. There’s clearly an athletic event taking place–that’s the only thing that can account for the crowd–but these rather elaborate shenanigans seem to be an extra treat. Maybe half time entertainment?
It came out of the Campbell materials so I’ll carefully scour the 1924 Campanile for clues. Because I have nothing else to do.
Probably a track meet because everyone is sitting high in the grandstand where the view is better. Which would rule out half-time entertainment, of course.
Looks like Theseus kidnapping Hippolyta while Hercules? an Amazon? looks on. Surprisingly enough, the crowd seems not to be paying much attention.
What was it in the twenties with men wearing drag that includes coconut halves??
Quick, easy, and suitably “primitive” or “exotic.”