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JIM: Ad for The Hoodoo, 100 years ago at Columbia HS



2018-04-28 - Photo from the Collection of JIM.
The newspaper advert for "The Hoodo" On Friday night, April 28, 1933 -- a mere 85 years ago this day -- the seniors of Columbia High School, coached by Miss Mary Lucy Lowe, offered the public a brief respite from thoughts of the enduring Great Depression by presenting playwright Walter Ben Hare's comedy-farce The Hoodoo.

The briefest possible synopsis:
a young couple on the verge of marriage receive as a gift an Egyptian scarab along with strict instructions for it. When they fail to follow the instructions, beaucoup bad luck comes calling, creating havoc and hilarity as efforts to break the spell ensue.

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