Music: Two for the Show

Manhattan's nightclub world was under the spell of two visiting princesses last week, and their subjects hardly knew where to pay homage first. At the Waldorf-Astoria's Empire Room, demure Dorothy Dandridge rambled through her slinky-but-sweet songs about love and how to enjoy it. A few blocks away, in the downstairs den known as the Copacabana, petite Eartha Kitt took her listeners on a quadrilingual (English, French, Spanish, Turkish) tour over much the same ground, sticking mostly to its back alleys.

Resignation & Command. From bee-stung lips to white-sheathed hips, 32-year-old Dorothy personified topic A. Her warm brown eyes singled out two or...

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