Music: Ganna

Garmented in the magnificent arrangement of silk and tortoise-shell she had bought to wear in her Manhattan debut as Madame Butterfly with the San Carlo Opera Company, Ganna Walska, soprano wife of Millionaire Harold F. McCormick, knelt in tears at a dress rehearsal while Tenor Franko Tafuro sang "Beautiful Creature, Why Do You Cry?"

"And why," added Tenor Tafuro in a rasping undertone, "do you turn your head away from me? I must see the tears in your eyes."

"Why should I look at you?" shrilled Ganna, her voice curdling the syrup of...

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