Duelists Break Custom; Shoot Selves In Target Practice (Apr, 1935)
Duelists Break Custom; Shoot Selves In Target Practice
QUITE contrary to the ancient custom of duelling, the members of the Southern California Colectors Association have evolved a bloodless version of the honorable art, using life-sized photographic enlargements of themselves as targets.
One of the club members, a photographer by profession, struck upon the idea, and now the members are staging regular contests, shooting with old guns from their collections.
A circle over the heart is the bull’s eye; concentric circles extending over the other vital parts of the body provide a wide range scoring basis.