Spectacles: Hellzapoppin, Roman Style

If the early Romans lived for bread and circuses, the contemporary ones make circuses to earn their bread. Now adays, they call them costume pageants, and the tourists gobble them up, even though the shows are more hokey than historical. When the tourist season in Italy quieted down this year, it seemed to Impresario Gino Land! that it would be a shame to waste all those horses, women and gladiators; so he packed them all up and sent them to the U.S. for a multicity tour. Last week Landi's Festa Italiana opened at Madison Square Garden, and much to...

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