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Anonymous Artificers - Among the Pyros at One of the Biggest Fireworks Competitions in the World - VQRonline (headline qtd. in article)
Ah, yeah. The pits peaked in the '80s, though, and have never been the same since. And they're absolutely an anachronism. But still. Hollywood fixture, romantic in a way, cool to see in action.