Music: Battling Ballerina

Following the lead of Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera, Chicago's City Opera last week decided to change its ballet next season. Invited to replace slim-limbed Ballet Mistress Ruth Page was Philadelphia's blonde Ballerina Catherine Littlefield.

Meanwhile, Philadelphia's Caricaturist Louis Hirshman happened to issue a biting caricature of Miss Littlefield. Outraged Ballerina Littlefield marched fuming to Philadelphia's Artists' Union to see the caricature, tore it in half (see cut) and (according to press reports) slapped Caricaturist Hirshman. Later Miss Littlefield denied the slap, called it just a push. "My impulse," she continued, "is never...

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