CHEV-OCT-3-A

Frances Agnew, "Follies Bergere, Wicked But Dumb [ . . . .]", P. 9

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CHEV-OCT-3-A - By FRANCES AG NEW PARIS, Aug. 1 One of the...
By FRANCES AG NEW PARIS, Aug. 1 One of the first Ques tions the folks back home ttlways ask a tourist to Paris is, "Did you see the Fol lies Bergere?" So natrally all Americans visiting Paris also visit the "Follies, and the "Directoet Administration" of the Follies Follies know that fact only too well. Conse - jqucatiy the summer Follies are dished up out of very mediocre cheap material (the house, is" packed anyway; so why 'bother about the show) but served with more of the so - called Parisian spice, a la nudity, than, usual, all supposedly .to shock the tourist and make him or her feel that he or she has seen Paris at its public wicked ness.' The indignation of the native ' Frenchman who, it appears, is lured to the summer Follies only to take American visitors there, is proof of this fact. . The, Follies show which is now stand - ing them up four rows deep and selling all boxes at hotel speculators' prices, is not, according to the native Frenchmen, the regular French Follies. For which

Clipped from The Huntington Press17 Aug 1924, SunPage 9

The Huntington Press (Huntington, Indiana)17 Aug 1924, SunPage 9
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  • CHEV-OCT-3-A — Frances Agnew, "Follies Bergere, Wicked But Dumb [ . . . .]", P. 9

    shiltonlsu – 23 Oct 2014

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