Rock rococo: Captain Fantastic has become Captain Kitsch, Peter Goddard says to Elton John and his hit concert for 15,000 fans at Maple Leaf Gardens last night. The British rock star swirled out from backstage in his toreador look, reminding Goddard of old illustrations for Alice in Wonderland, except that he's now big enough to be both Tweddle Dum and Tweedle Dee. Open in full size

Rock rococo: Captain Fantastic has become Captain Kitsch, Peter Goddard says to Elton John and his hit concert for 15,000 fans at Maple Leaf Gardens last night. The British rock star swirled out from backstage in his toreador look, reminding Goddard of old illustrations for Alice in Wonderland, except that he's now big enough to be both Tweddle Dum and Tweedle Dee.

Picture, 1982, English

Rock rococo: Captain Fantastic has become Captain Kitsch, Peter Goddard says to Elton John and his hit concert for 15,000 fans at Maple Leaf Gardens last night. The British rock star swirled out from backstage in his toreador look, reminding Goddard of old illustrations for Alice in Wonderland, except that he's now big enough to be both Tweddle Dum and Tweedle Dee.

Picture, 1982, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

John; Elton (entertainment) - Performing

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0057778f