bkn life may 14 1927 p11 cesar

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bkn life may 14 1927 p11 cesar - A GORGEOUS SPECTACLE, which in magnitude and...
A GORGEOUS SPECTACLE, which in magnitude and brilliancy of costumes can : be compared only to Brooklyn's famous "Arabian Nights" was Lila Agnew Stewart's pageant "The Thousand and one Knights and Ladies" which took place in the huge arena of the Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. Everybody who was anybody was there ; Mayor Walker occupied a box and later addressed the assembled throng of 12,000 people; Gene Tunney refereed a boxing boxing exhibition Julia Hoyt with Mrs. Jerome Napoleon reviewed the carnival from their courts at either end of. the Garden; Billie Burke, attired as Madame Du Barry, was in the Louis Quinze group and so on ad infinitum. Some thousand persons, camels, oxen, donkeys and beautiful white horses composed the cast and the entrances entrances to the Garden were always thronged with stately ladies in waiting, troubadours, black bottom dancers, Princes of Persia, negro slaves, occassional gypsies and what not. On the part of Miss Stewart and her aides, the affair was a masterpiece of direction, there was no confusion, the dances were beautifully trained and the mob scenes seemed to take care of themselves. A square platform was erected in the middle of the arena and on this many of the specialties were performed. performed. Miss Lisbeth Higgins and Cesar Romero gave a very well executed tango while the Spanish singers wandered around the ring. Lisbeth wore a . very charming charming dancing gown with a black tulle skirt and silver bodice. The professional part of the entertainment was provided provided by Florenz Ziegf eld and consisted of choruses from "Yours Truly," 'The. Circus Princess" and the Albertina Rasch girls from "Rio Rita." Jack Whiting and Marie Saxon, principals of "The Ramblers" gave the ukelele number from that show and Gloria Foy and her partner appeared before the chorus of "The Circus ' is

Clipped from Brooklyn Life and Activities of Long Island Society14 May 1927, SatPage 11

Brooklyn Life and Activities of Long Island Society (Brooklyn, New York)14 May 1927, SatPage 11
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