The Theater: The Shapely Girls

In France, where inconstancy is a constant, republics, dictatorships, monarchies and empires have gone with the wind. But whatever else goes, the Folies-Bergère remains. The Folies, a pleasure dome dedicated principally to the delights of the eye, is probably the world's most famed theater. Its fame rests securely on a basic theatrical principle, viz., if men like anything better than a shapely show girl in satins and sequins, it is a shapely show girl oujt of them. The Folies supplies both.

This year, as usual, a million people will squeeze into the Folies to see the current revue, Ah! Qnelle Folie. It...

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