View of "Queen of 2 fairies seated on butterflies at the front of the "Queen of the Fairies" float with 2 outwalkers costumed as butterflies on the right. A sign on a commercial building reads "Citizens..."
Floral birds pulling a float with a large globe in the center and three floral parasols above platforms at the back providing shade for 2 visible maidens. Atop the globe is a uniformed man with "Adore" (probably for Adore Dairy) written on the back of his shirt. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, February 10, 1933, "Net Tightens on Couple in Skeele Kidnap Case, Ransom Note Typewriter Found; Man Suspect Ex-Convict; Grand Jury Action Sought," … Mrs. Skeele’s attention was directed to the clock which she has said she heard ticking and sounding off on the hour and half-hour …
Mary B. Skeele, wife of Walter Skeele, the Professor of Organ and Dean of the College of Music at the University of Southern California was kidnapped in 1933. The ransom was paid and Mrs. Skeele was returned unharmed. A former student, E. H. Van Dorn, and Luella Pearl, were found guilty of the crime.
"Alice in Wonderland" float in the form of an open book with "Once upon a time" written on the left page. The Red queen is played by Cricket Caukin, the March Hare is played by Marvel Purrucker, the mad Hatter is played by Jean Bellinger, Alice is played by Dorothy Clayton, the little fairy is Laura Jacobson and Eugene Ober and Eugene Pitzer are the gnomes. The float was entered by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and this photograph was taken on Orange Grove Blvd. before the start of the Rose Parade.