ANIMALS: Bride of the Lion

Plenty of pretty girls in the fewest possible clothes was the formula which made Fort Worth, Tex.'s Frontier Centennial Exposition a bang-up success last summer. As a final fillip, Producer-Manager Billy Rose, the Broadway Barnum, worked up an act called "Beauty & the Beast." In this, shapely Lawrene Nevell, clad in breechcloth, brassiere and flowing cape,' did a dance in a lions' cage, flapping her cape in the faces of five large lions owned by a Dallas veterinarian named Nobel Hamiter (see cut). The lethargy of its bestial stooges made "Beauty &...

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