In 1911, Professor Hugo II, a world renowned Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire set out on an incredible journey into the very heart of the wilds, in search of the legendary city which the ancient people of Maya called Volcanoland..... After months of trekking, exhausted and strained, he finally broke clear of the dense jungle and realized he had reached the end of his search, as he came face to face with VOLCANOLAND!!( Collapse )
The audience looks around, baffled, and in some crowds laughs in a bewildered state. As you might gather, it's an odd mix of reasonably believable `lost expedition' sets, done maybe with Amusement Park Haunted House stylings but fun and a bit spooky for that; and then somewhere around the elevator it just tumbles off into goofy trails. That's fun too, but ... Fire elementals? Weird rambling threats? It's certainly worth the admission price, but it does leave the audience looking at each other wondering what the heck they just experienced.
Trivia: The first Nobel Prizes were approximately US$40,000 each. Source: Asimov's New Guide to Science, Isaac Asimov.
Currently Reading: Saint Vidicon To The Rescue, Christopher Stasheff.