Friday Follies: I’m Sure There’s Some Reasonable Explanation For This

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?

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It came out of the Campbell materials so I’ll carefully scour the 1924 Campanile for clues. Because I have nothing else to do.

Bonus:

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4 Responses to Friday Follies: I’m Sure There’s Some Reasonable Explanation For This

  1. vkbenson says:

    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.

  2. marmer01 says:

    Looks like Theseus kidnapping Hippolyta while Hercules? an Amazon? looks on. Surprisingly enough, the crowd seems not to be paying much attention.

  3. degb00 says:

    What was it in the twenties with men wearing drag that includes coconut halves??

  4. marmer01 says:

    Quick, easy, and suitably “primitive” or “exotic.”

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