Radio: Foreign Newsreel

"London's night life," reported CBS Correspondent Eric Sevareid by short wave last week, "swirls along a few carpeted steps below street level. . . . The orchestra is good. . . . The food is only fair. . . . The atmosphere is phony and the gaiety is forced and unreal."

From Rome Winston Burdett reported: "I've been able to find only one place that would rate as a nightclub in New York. It's called the 'Crocodile,' and the membership comprises a few black marketeers with aristocratic pretentions, and a sprinkling of former film...

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