Television: The Genial Mexican

Unrehearsed as usual, M. C. Paco Malgesto sauntered into his Mexico City TV studio only 30 minutes before show time, glanced vaguely over the program and took to the air. Up wriggled his guest, an Uruguayan beauty queen named Eda Lorna. She was muffled in a red velvet robe from chin to trim ankle. "It says here," said Malgesto politely, "that you dance the mambo in ballet style." Eda impatiently corrected him: "I dance the mambo in sexy style," dramatically ripped off her robe and with only a G-string to protect her from studio drafts, did her routine. Frantically Paco gestured...

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