Channeling his inner Barnum
April 26, 2009 § Leave a comment
Do you believe in the reincarnation of Barnum ?
These are two publicity stunts suggested by publicity material (from the great Kino 3 dvd set):
Do you believe a man beaten unconscious, frozen into an iceberg, and hewn therefrom a century afterward, with animation suspended, can be brought back to life?
As Houdini in The Man from Beyond is first disovered in a mass of ice on board a derelect barkentine, a lobby display might be arranged with a fish frozen in a cake of ice. The placard on the ice can read: “The Man from Beyond slept in an ice prison for a hundred years but was restored to life. He will be inside this theatre (date).”