Music: Lena in Paris

Nightclubbing Parisians, who had seen her movies and heard her records, knew something of what to expect. In the midst of France's troubles last week, well-dressed Parisians packed the smart, red-walled Club des Champs Elysées, to see Lena Horne's Continental debut. Word had drifted across the channel of Lena's smashing success in London—and by midnight the atmosphere was electric.

Lena Horne, a café au lait beauty, was not the kind of a girl to come onstage the way Josephine Baker had, with only a string of bananas girdling her hips. Obviously nervous, dressed in a square-shouldered white gown, Lena flashed her magnificent...

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