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  Pageant & Masque is Held
Brief Description:  The Pageant and Masque of St. Louis was staged in Forest Park in 1914. Designed to foster civic unity, it was the largest gathering in St. Louis since the World´s Fair of 1904. The Pageant & Masque was a historical drama celebrating St. Louis´ past. It was held in the natural ampitheater of Art Hill in Forest Park. There were 7,700 people in the cast, and the production was seen by 455,000 people over 5 nights. Proceeds from the Pageant & Masque were used to create the Municipal Opera in Forest Park. (Primm, 426-430)
Year:  1914
Decade:  1910 - 1919
Beginning Date:    1914
Ending Date:    1914



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