The Theatre: Glorifier's End

As it must to all men, Death came last week to Florenz Ziegfeld, 63, master showman. Stricken with bronchial pneumonia, he had gone west to recover, planning to stage his Follies in Los Angeles during the Olympic Games. In Hollywood he had a relapse. After .his physicians had thought him out of danger his heart gave way, he gasped twice, died before his wife and daughter could get to him from a nearby cinema studio. His mother, dying in Chicago, was not told of his death.


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