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"Le Marquis awaits you," cried the flunkeys at the gates, holding their torches aloft in welcome. The queues of costumed party guests, who had been carefully screened by attendants assigned to bar gatecrashers, filed in. Biarritz' Chiberta Country Club was in ornate fancy dress for the occasion, made up in false front by New York decorator Valerian Rybar to look like an iSth century chateau. The 2,000-odd guests, including some 50 princes, 20 dukes, 95 counts, 35 marquesses and one sad and shopworn King (Peter of Yugoslavia), were all supposed to dress in...

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