FRANCE: Celebrities Dine

High in Montmartre, one Frisco le Nègre presides as the epitome of sinewy darkness over white folks' revels. His wide infectious smile brims with the elements of primeval mirth. Last week he welcomed many a world-famous guest to Mitchell's, a noted Parisian variant of the blackamoor nightclubs of Harlem, New York City.

A taxi whose driver shrilly squawked his little bulb horn whizzed up to the door. Out stepped the returning U.S. Ambassador to Spain, Alexander Pollock Moore, onetime husband of the late Lillian Russell. Mr. Moore...

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