Yep. Stunts like the above were all the rage in the 20’s. This particular one happened in 1928. His second attempt was more successful. He exceeded his old record of 72 hours by fifteen minutes. He was dug up, the “coffin” carried to the Pavilion and opened. Steely was a little weak and shaky, but otherwise fine after his ordeal.
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