The Spike: or, Victoria College Review Capping Carnival 1921
Cast of Characters
Cast of Characters.
|Mack Sennett (a photographer)||A.C. Mazengarb|
"Give me comedy. Since Shakespeare's day more than a thousand actors have played Hamlet. No wonder he is crazy "—H. L Mencken:
|Joliffe (a sensible censor)||W. Pringle|
"A censor incensed is in no sense essential." —Havelock Ellis.
|Bernard Shaw (a creation of Shakespeare's)||L.R. Riddell|
"A young man does not need a university education to be an ass nowadays." —C. Q. Pope.
|Ro-Binson Cru-So (the bridegroom to be)||C. Gamble|
"Robinson Crusoe, the millionaire.
He wouldn't have wine or wife.
He couldn't endure complexity:
He lived the simple life.
|W. W. Jacobs (an alcoholic medium)||R. A. Tonkin|
"Eliza Smith always hated me
Because I told better lies than he did
And so he trapped me and tickled me to
death with a hay-rick."
—Spoon Fed Anthology,
|Miss Faber-Smith (a seminary sempstress)||Miss F. Cameron|
"A very multiplicity of clipped negations." —The unpublished works of Charles Wilson.
|Algernon Charles Swinburne (a poet)||B Egley|
"His soul was conscious of "something missing"
Which neither clothes could give, nor kissing."
—I. L. G. Sutherland.
|Mrs Sticket (a social event)||Miss M. Willcocks|
"She walks, the lady of my delight
A shepherdess of sheep".
|Lulu Sticket (her daughter, a victim of blood)||Miss Nancy Wilson|
"In times like these, unchaperoned of skinny ma,
Our finished daughters seek the darkling kinema."
|Constable O'Flynn (her drunken father)||P. J. Smith|
"A little boy bound up in blue.
Who's fond, as they all are, of snoozing,
In fact—just between me and you—
He's not above quietly boozing."
"Songs I have seen in the Spike."