by John Stoehr
Royal de Luxe is a European marionette/street theater company that creates huge — I mean, huge — puppets. Here's a clip featuring a "little" girl wandering off to stroll in a park in London after she gets a shower from the Sultan's Elephant (pictured above). That's a full-grown man, by the way, sitting atop the elephant's head. For more on Royal de Luxe, click here. — J.S.